Recognized as a premier provider of cardiovascular care in the San Francisco Bay Area, John Muir Health offers a full spectrum of cardiovascular services that span both our Walnut Creek and Concord campuses, with physicians located throughout Contra Costa and Solano counties.
Our superior cardiovascular programs and expert medical staff have earned numerous awards, demonstrating John Muir Health's commitment to and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart disease. Both our Concord and Walnut Creek campuses hold the highest level of accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers and are designated as STEMI Receiving Centers for severe heart attack patients.
To continue to provide patients with high-quality patient care and safety, we expanded our Concord campus in 2011. The Hofmann Family Patient Care Tower houses 61 private cardiovascular patient rooms, a centrallized Cardiovascuar Institute and an expanded emergency room. The Cardiovascular Institute also features five catheterization labs, 12 preoperative and recovery beds, four preoperative and recovery lounge chairs, a dedicated 12-bed cardiovascular intensive care unit, and 49 monitored telemetry beds.
Featured Procedure: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
For patients who are not able to have traditional open-heart surgery, a new procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is now available as a treatment option. John Muir Medical Center, Concord is one of only three hospitals in the Bay Area and less than 200 nationwide that is now performing TAVR procedures. In a TAVR procedure, the surgeon replaces the aortic valve in the heart using a catheter approach, thus eliminating the need for an open heart surgery. This remarkable new procedure provides the opportunity for a significant improvement in quality of life.