Heart Care at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center
Nationally recognized, comprehensive cardiovascular care. At the Copeland Heart and Vascular Center, our expert heart doctors and surgeons work together to determine the best treatment plan for you.
Complete Care is at the Heart of Everything We Do
- 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
- Mission: Lifeline® - NSTEMI - BRONZE Award by the American Heart Association
We know that because each individual’s heart is unique, their heart care must also be unique. We collaborate with you to understand your health care needs and create a personalized treatment plan that meets you right where you are. When a heart procedure is needed, our physicians will look at all the possible approaches, including minimally-invasive techniques which may help reduce complications and improve your recovery time. The expertise across our health system allows us to find the right specialist for your heart care needs.
We’ll be at your side through your heart care experience, providing expertise and empathy to help you grow stronger and healthier. Getting you back to feeling your best is always our goal.
Our care teamOur team of experts collaborates to help ensure all your heart care needs are covered. The multidisciplinary team includes specialists in General Cardiology, heart ablation procedures and comprehensive device implantation. We'll help with services to assist you in living well, also, whether you might need to consult with a dietician, rehabilitation therapist or an athletic trainer.
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
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