High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major contributor to heart disease and stroke,
two leading causes of death in the United States.
The health and safety of our patients and employees is our number-one priority.
Please call 911 if you are experiencing any symptoms of heart attack or stroke. Common warning signs are listed below. It is safe ―and crucial ― that you come to the emergency room quickly if you have any symptoms. We have taken precautions to serve you.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health and the region’s largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility, has named Joseph T. McGinn, Jr., M.D., chief of Cardiac Surgery. Dr. McGinn specializes in the assessment and surgical treatment of patients with coronary artery, aortic and vascular disease. A pioneer in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, he developed the minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting method known internationally as the “McGinn Technique.”
They walked me through it from the very beginning. They were very supportive and made me feel at home. I was being monitored and it made me feel very safe.