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Comprehensive Heart and Vascular Care

Avera Heart Hospital is home to the region’s most experienced cardiovascular team. With more than 30 providers, and outreach services spanning 35 communities, the team at North Central Heart is connected to Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. – the region’s first hospital devoted exclusively to cardiac care. Through innovation and experience, we’re here to help you love longer, for whatever adventures await.

  • Advanced imaging, diagnostic and treatment technology
  • South Dakota’s only cardiovascular MRI, a high-performance CT for clearer images of the heart
  • A dedicated heart failure clinic
  • Genetic testing for cardiovascular disease medications
  • State’s first Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • First hospital in the state to offer the WATCHMAN™ implant to treat atrial fibrillation to lower risk of stroke
  • A full service Emergency Department

Heart Care that Helps You Love Longer

Our dedicated and innovative team offers expert heart and vascular care.

Patient Stories

Jessica Armstrong
Sandy Knutson
Jeff Veltkamp
Jessica Armstrong didn’t have the typical symptoms, but it turns out her back pain was a sign of heart attack. Sandy Knutson discovered blockages in four arteries after visiting the Avera Heart Hospital for neck and arm pain. Jeff Veltkamp survived a heart attack at age 42 thanks to quick intervention from his doctors.

Heart Care at a Glance

Learn more about what makes your heart and vascular system so amazing and how to keep it healthy.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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