Rapides Regional Medical Center is the region’s leader in advanced heart care. Our team of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and heart care professionals provide heart care on a higher level.

We offer a full range of cardiovascular services, including:

  • Open-heart surgery.
  • Heart catheterizations to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions.
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. TAVR is a less-invasive procedure to insert a new heart valve in a cath-lab setting.
  • Left atrial appendage closure device to treat atrial fibrillation.
  • Electrophysiology, which is the study of the electrical rhythms and functions of your heart.
  • The world’s smallest leadless pacemaker is available at RRMC.
  • Ablations to correct heart rhythms.

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Chest Pain Center has been certified by The Joint Commission, signifying RRMC as a leader in cardiac care and one that provides a higher standard of care for chest pain patients in Central Louisiana.

Heart Disease Risk Assessment

Heart Services

  • Adult stress testing
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Echocardiograms
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Holter monitoring
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Pediatric stress testing
  • Pediatric Echocardiograms
  • Pulmonary Rehab
  • Stroke Care
  • Surgical ICU/ICU
  • Cath Lab
    • Atherectomy
    • Balloon angioplasty
    • Cardiac catheterizations
    • Coronary stenting
    • CTO - Chronic total occlusion
    • Electrophysiology
      • Ablation Therapy
      • Cardioversion
      • Implantable defibrillators and permanent pacemakers
    • Intravascular ultrasound
    • Left atrial appendage closure device to treat atrial fibrillation
    • Left ventricular assist devices (Impella)
    • Peripheral vascular studies and intervention
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Accredited Chest Pain Center

Joint Commission

Rapides Regional Medical Center is proud to be a Chest Pain center accredited by The Joint Commission.