Welcome to CHI Franciscan Heart and Vascular Care

CHI Franciscan Health has your heart as its highest priority. That’s why we offer care with exceptional outcomes uing advanced technology and evidence-based medicine. Learn about our care through the links to the left, including services for heart failure, vascular diseases and heart rhythm issues. Familiarize yourself with heart attack symptoms, because responding quickly can increase your chances of survival and recover. Hear patient stories about their experience with our heart and vascular programs. And if you have any questions, we welcome you to contact us.

When you need heart care, we’re here for you, wherever you are. With cardiac surgeons rated within the top 10 percent in the U.S. for quality and patient outcomes, general and subspecialized cardiologists and vascular surgeons specializing in minimally invasive procedures, we are highly qualified to care for your heart and vascular needs. We are part of a team of more than 2,300 doctors and advanced practice clinicians, all working in more than 50 subspecialties throughout our locations around the Puget Sound.

Having advanced technology and years of experience means we can provide truly comprehensive care that integrates medical tools with a deeply caring environment, whether you need a diagnosis, ongoing health management or a complex operation.

Expert heart and vascular care in your community

Our heart team treats thousands of people just like you each year. We offer you:

  • An experienced team: People from all over the region choose us because of our depth of experience and expertise. Find a cardiologist, heart surgeon, or vascular surgeon.
  • Convenient locations: No matter where you are, you won’t need to travel far to find expert care. From Burien to Bremerton and beyond, you'll find most of the heart and vascular services you need close to home in our local hospitals. Our two flagship cardiac centers—Franciscan Heart Center (located within St. Joseph Medical Center) and the Heart & Vascular Center at Harrison (in Bremerton)—provide an additional level of service for surgery and specialized cardiac procedures. And each of our hospitals are ready to help you 24/7, should the need arise.
  • The full spectrum of care: From the moment you walk in our doors, our experts provide you with the care you need. From treating serious heart attacks using balloon angioplasty and cardiac stents to providing the latest in minimally invasive surgeries, we’re here so you can get back on your feet as quickly as possible. Our cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons and interventional cardiologists perform thousands of minimally invasive procedures and open surgeries of the heart, blood vessels and chest each year.
  • Ongoing support: We offer a wide array of free educational resources, including health talks, support groups and preventive tools to help you keep your heart in tip-top shape.

Heart and vascular services

Take the first step toward a healthy heart. Learn more about our comprehensive program:

  • 3-Star Ratings
  • Heart Health Resources
  • Wellness class or event