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Cardiology Services

America's 100 Best Award

2019 Healthgrades America's 100 Best in Coronary Intervention

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at almost 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

In addition, Good Samaritan has been recognized for the following clinical achievements in cardiology:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery in 2019
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Intervention Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2017-2019)
  • 2019 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
  • 2019 Coronary Intervention Excellence Award

The Theresa Patnode Santmann Center for Cardiovascular Services

The Theresa Patnode Santmann Center for Cardiovascular Services provides cardiac diagnosis and treatment to adults. Among the comprehensive services offered are cardiac catheterization, primary angioplasty with emergent or elective placement of coronary stents for acute heart attack, open heart surgery, intra-aortic balloon insertion, pulmonary artery catheter insertion, temporary and permanent pacemaker insertion, transesophageal echocardiography, cardioversion, electrophysiology studies, ICD device placement checks and tilt table studies.


Interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologists, nurses and vascular surgeons practice side by side, providing coordinated care for cardiac patients. These professionals are responsible for the continuity, development and implementation of the patient's plan of care.

Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

To provide advanced patient care, the state-of-the-art catheterization contains digital imaging equipment allowing for greater image quality during procedures. An enhanced electrophysiology service, digitalized cardiac ultrasound reporting access and a planned EKG management system, as well as an eight-bed pre- procedure and 16 bed post-procedure holding rooms, will define the continuum of care available.

Non-invasive Adult Diagnostic Testing

Invasive Adult Diagnostic Testing and Procedures

Tools Used by an Interventional Cardiologist

The St. Francis Hospital Open Heart Surgery Program at Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Named America’s 100 Best for Coronary Intervention

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