When it comes to heart attack and stroke, Rapides Regional Heart Hospital, a division of Rapides Regional Medical Center, consistently provides the best possible outcomes for our patients.

In 2009 Rapides Regional Medical Center was recognized as the only hospital in Louisiana to receive Thomson Reuters' "100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Benchmarks" award. This award is given to hospitals with the best clinical outcomes for patients diagnosed with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery or inventions such as angioplasties.

Rapides Regional Medical Center is a "Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center," which means that our hospital offers a full range of stroke care from the minute a patients comes through the door, to the moment they are discharged, and beyond.

Our cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons have the knowledge and experience to help you make the best decision about your care. With award-winning advanced medical care available here, you no longer have to travel outside central Louisiana for state-of-the-art cardiac services. For information, call (318) 769-7500.

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  • Rapides Heart Center
    • Echocardiograms
    • Electrocardiograms
    • Holter monitoring
    • Stress testing
    • Nuclear Cardiology
    • Pediatric Echocardiograms
  • Cath Lab
    • Atherectomy
    • Balloon angioplasty
    • Cardiac catheterization
    • Coronary stenting
    • Carotid stenting
    • Electrophysiology
    • Implantable defibrillators and permanent pacemakers
    • Intravascular ultrasound
    • Peripheral vascular studies and intervention
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Stroke Care
  • Surgical ICU/ICU
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Pulmonary Rehab