Heart Care at Wellstar Douglas Medical Center
From routine heart care to specialized treatment, Wellstar Douglas Medical Center provides complete heart care for adults and children.
Care for Every Heart Need
- Advanced certification as a Joint Commission Primary Heart Attack Center
- Emergency Cardiac Care Center Level II by the Georgia Department of Public Health — This is the highest level that can be achieved without offering open-heart surgery, which is available through partner hospitals in our cardiovascular network
- Mission: Lifeline — STEMI Receiving Center — GOLD Award by the American Heart Association
- Get With The Guidelines — Heart Failure GOLD PLUS with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Award by the American Heart Association
These designations mean that we’ve invested our time, talent and resources — all to ensure you have the highest level of cardiac care
No matter what type of heart services you need, our team of expert cardiologists — who are often double or triple board-certified in cardiovascular medicine subspecialties — are here to help. Our care teams also include specially trained nurses, therapists and dieticians, ready to set you on a path to getting — and staying — heart healthy.
Collaboration across WellstarWhen you come to Wellstar Douglas Medical Center for care, you’re connected to the entire Wellstar Health System. That means you’ll have experts from many fields of medicine working together to provide you complete, whole-person care. Whether you need to see an interventional cardiologist, physical therapist, dietitian or athletic trainer, you'll have the right experts, at the right moments of your journey, to help you grow stronger and get back to the life you love.
Wellstar and Mayo Clinic are working together to improve the delivery of healthcare. Through our collaboration, Wellstar combines the wisdom of Mayo with the expertise of Wellstar to offer the best care and treatment plans for even the most complicated diagnoses. As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, physicians at Wellstar can request consults with Mayo Clinic specialists on complex cases at any time. The best part? This service is offered at no cost to our patients.
Heart Care Highlights
Wellstar Douglas Earns Advanced Certification
Wellstar Douglas has attained advanced certification as a Primary Heart Attack Center (PHAC) by The Joint Commission and American Heart Association.Learn more
Johnny "Bow" Matthews was preparing for bed when he felt a tightness in his chest he just couldn’t shake. He tried to sleep, but chest pains wouldn’t let him drift off. He attempted to wake his wife, Deidra, but she wouldn’t budge.Read his story