Cardiac Care Center | COE Cardiac Care Center

Welcome to Trinity Cardiac Care Center of Excellence

Cardiovascular (heart) disease is the leading cause of death and disability in North Dakota. Trinity Health offers comprehensive cardiovascular services aimed at preventing, diagnosing, treating and recovering from cardiovascular disease.
Our programs target the full range of conditions related to the heart and vascular system, including congestive heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), arteriosclerosis (narrowing or hardening of the arteries), peripheral vascular disease and more.


Patients with cardiovascular conditions benefit
from the expertise of a highly experienced team, which includes:

heart Board-certified cardiologists
heart Board-certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons
heart Nurses with cardiovascular expertise
heart Exercise physiologists
heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialists

Cardiovascular Services:

  • Arrhythmia management
  • Treatment for Heart failure
  • Interventional cardiology and angioplasty
  • Noninvasive cardiac imaging
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Vascular medicine
  • Pacemaker clinic//Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillator clinic
  • Coronary stenting
  • EECP/Enhanced External Counter Pulsation therapy

Cardiothoracic Surgical Procedures:

  • Aortic surgery
  • Heart valve repair/replacement
  • Coronary bypass
  • Minimally invasive procedures

Test and Procedures for Diagnosing Cardiac Disorders include:

  • Stress testing, including Cardiolyte
  • Heart imaging
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Holter monitoring
  • Echocardiogram
  • Angiogram, including renal (kidneys) and abdominal aorta
  • King of Hearts/24-hour monitoring
  • Tilt Table

For more than 30 years our heart specialists have set the standard for quality care, introducing new technology and many "firsts," including the first angiogram, placement of the first stent, and the first angioplasty performed in our region. To date, our heart team has completed over one thousand surgical procedures. Our long-standing tradition of excellence and leadership in cardiac care continues into the 21st Century.



 
 Providers in this field:
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Leah Brewster DNP


Leah Brewster, DNP, has joined Trinity's Cardiology team as a Doctor of Nursing Practice. She&# --More--

Valentine Chikwendu MD


Valentine Chikwendu, MD, is a board certified specialist in general and nuclear cardiology. He prov --More--

Emad Dodin MD


Board certified with 20 years of experience, Dr. Emad Dodin is provides up-to-date treatments for pe --More--

Martha Shelver ACNP-BC


Martha Shelver, ACNP-C, an acute care nurse practitioner with extensive experience caring for patien --More--

Samir Turk MD


Dr. Turk is board certified in general cardiology and interventional cardiology. A graduate of the R --More--

Sharon Wright NP


As a cardiac nurse practitioner, Sharon Wright, FNP-C, works closely with Trinity's cardiology t --More--