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.

Top 50 CardioOur 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:

Board-certified cardiologists

Board-certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons

Nurses with cardiovascular expertise

Exercise physiologists

Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialists

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.

  • 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 Dardiac 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

  • Meet Our Team

    Cardiology team includes:

    Samir Turk, MD; Valentine Chikwendu, MD; Robert Percell, MD, Emad Dodin MD, and Sharon Wright NP.

    Cardiovascular/thoracic Surgeons include:

    Frank Shipley, MD, Christopher Phillips, MD

    For more information about Trinity Health Cardiovascular Services, please call 857-7388, or toll-free at 1-800-598-1205.