Dixie Regional Medical Center

(435) 251-1000Map1380 East Medical Center DriveSt. George, UT 84790

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Heart Services
Dixie Regional Medical Center - River Road Campus
1380 East Medical Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790

(435) 251-1900

Range of Services

We continue to perform 300 to 350 open heart procedures each year, while achieving excellent outcomes. We perform all types of adult cardiac surgical procedures except heart transplantation and long-term mechanical support; we also offer a broad spectrum of general thoracic surgery.
We perform coronary bypass operations, heart valve replacement and repair, aortic aneurysm repair and replacement and arrhythmia correction surgery.

Recognitions

We received the Top 100 Heart Hospital Award in Consumer Reports 2010 and have been recognized by Thompson Reuter as one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country in 2010 and 2011. We are the only hospital in the State of Utah to receive a three star rating by Consumer Reports in 2011.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program that helps you recover after a heart attack or heart surgery. It focuses on exercise, education and support to help build a stronger heart.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is available in St. George and Cedar City with a cooperative programs in cardiopulmonary physical therapy in Mesquite, Enterprise, Kanab and Panguitch. This results in fewer hospital readmissions and a better functional outcome.

Patient Care

Your well-being is our priority. We have a standardized approach on patient care throughout the facility and incorporate patients and family in care coordination process. We have focused careful management of the patient’s blood glucose throughout the surgical procedure and post-operative period to achieve lower infection rates.

Patient Education

We stress pre-operative education so our patients will understand what they plan to go through. We also encourage education on diet, rehabilitation and lifestyle changes in the postoperative period.

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