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The Jefferson Torresdale Hospital Heart Center

A Full Suite of Cardiac Services

Jefferson Health has more cardiovascular specialists in more locations than any other healthcare system in the region. Period. That's why when you have a heart or vascular health issue, there's really only one choice. Jefferson Health. From our second opinion center for cardiac catherization to robotic heart surgery, patients who need advanced cardiovascular care rely on the renowned expertise found at Jefferson Health. For serious heart care wherever you need it.

Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County

Cardiologists at Jefferson Bucks, Frankford, and Torresdale Hospitals are at the forefront of advancing the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart and vascular disease. They treat a variety of cardiovascular disorders with a combination of personalized care, renowned expertise and advanced treatment.

Complete Heart Care at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

The Heart Center at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital conveniently offers a full range of cardiology services right in Northeast Philadelphia. Our patient-centered services cater to a wide range of cardiology needs, from diagnostic screenings and general cardiology support to advanced heart treatments.

  • Emergency cardiac care
  • Full-service, onsite, 24-hour cath lab with advanced levels of emergent cardiac interventional services
  • Specialized electrophysiology (EPS) labs and services to diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms
  • Advanced treatment for atrial fibrillation (A-fib), a type of irregular heartbeat
  • Free, on-site valet parking

Treating Heart Attacks with Urgency and Expertise in Bucks County

Jefferson Bucks Hospital

An accurate diagnosis is critical when it comes to treating a heart attack. When a heart attack is identified as an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), time is of the essence. The highly skilled Heart Center team is also on-site at Jefferson Bucks Hospital to provide real-time diagnosis and intervention. If you or a loved one experiences heart attack symptoms, be sure to act fast and get emergency care as quickly as possible.

Conditions We Treat

Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons help manage and treat a variety of cardiovascular conditions, including heart attack and stroke:

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis (related to TAVR)
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
  • Atrial septal defect
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest pain Congenital heart disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Heart murmurs
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) Mechanical cardiac support
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Pericarditis/myocarditis
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • SynCardia total artificial heart
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Vascular medicine
  • Venous disease
  • Women’s heart health
  • Wound care

Highly Regarded Cardiovascular Treatment

The aging of America challenges cardiac and vascular care programs to stay current with the technology and techniques that result in quality health outcomes. Jefferson Health has earned a reputation as a provider that offers patients with heart disorders a variety of sophisticated and effective diagnostic and treatment options, including:

  • Atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Balloon angioplasty with stenting
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Dobutamine stress echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Heart transplant
  • Holter monitor
  • Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
  • Mitraclip® Nuclear medicine scan Pacemaker insertion
  • Robotic mitral valve repair
  • Tilt table test
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • WATCHMAN™

Know your Risk for Heart Disease

It takes fewer than 10 minutes to learn your personal risk of heart disease. Just fill out our questionnaire and get one step closer to prevention. Get started by clicking below to take our Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment.

How Old Is Your Heart Button

Feeling a bit unsure about the state of your heart health? If so, or if your physician has suggested that you see a cardiovascular specialist, we invite you to meet with one of ours. Use the contact form to receive more information, or call us at (215) 515-4229 to set up a referral.

 

Meet Our Physicians

Andrew Friedman, DO, FACOI, FACC
Andrew Friedman, DO, FACOI, FACC
Chief, Cardiology,
Jefferson Health – Northeast

  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress testing
Mohammed Murtaza, MD, FACC
Mohammed Murtaza, MD, FACC

  • Invasive and interventional cardiology
  • Complex coronary revalcularization
  • Peripheral artery disease management and intervention
  • General cardiology
  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
Manoj R. Muttreja, MD
Manoj R. Muttreja, MD
Cardiology

  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress testing
Ranga Rao, MD, FACC
Ranga Rao, MD, FACC
Cardiology

  • Invasive and interventional cardiology
  • Complex coronary revalcularization
  • Peripheral artery disease management and intervention
  • General cardiology
  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
Salil G. Shah, MD, FACS
Salil G. Shah, MD, FACS
Clinical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery (both coronary and valve surgery)
  • Complex coronary revascularization
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Aortic surgery
  • Surgical treatment of heart failure
  • Adult congenital cardiac surgery
William Hirsch, DO, MBA, FACC
William Hirsch, DO, MBA, FACC
Cardiology

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Jonathan Cox, MD, FACC
Jonathan Cox, MD, FACC
Cardiology

  • General cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology studies
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress testing
Fania Samuels, MD, FACC
Fania Samuels, MD, FACC
Cardiology

  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
Eyad Kanawati, MD
Eyad Kanawati, MD
Cardiology

  • Invasive and interventional cardiology
  • Complex coronary revalcularization
  • Peripheral artery disease management and intervention
  • General cardiology
  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
Mitul Afiniwala, MD
Mitul Afiniwala, MD
Cardiology

  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Electrical cardioversion
  • Holter monitoring
  • Implanatable cardiac device check
  • Stress testing
  • Echocardiography
Jennifer Mazzoni, DO, FACC
Jennifer Mazzoni, DO, FACC
Cardiology/Heart Failure

  • Advanced heart failure
  • General cardiology
  • Cardiovascular imaging echo and coronary CT