NSMC Heart Center

The NSMC Heart Center is the only comprehensive heart center on the North Shore with fully integrated cardiac services including angioplasty (percutaneous coronary intervention) and advanced cardiac surgery. Our wide range of clinical services also includes electrophysiology, heart failure program, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiovascular risk reduction and support groups. The NSMC Heart Center maintains a deep collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, which has been a key partner in the development of our cardiac services.     Learn more

NSMC named among nation's top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals

Truven Health Analytics named NSMC a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital in 2014. Now in its fifteenth year, the Truven study measures superior clinical outcomes across a range of key performance measures. Read more

A Happy Healthy Heart

Joanne and Dr. Ann Toran, Chief of Cardiac Surgery, discuss Joanne's successful mitral valve repair and MAZE procedure.
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Hearts in Hand: How a Procedure Through the Wrist Can Save Your Life

Sister Burns had been experiencing some shortness of breath after climbing stairs, but chalked it up to fatigue and a lack of exercise. Read more