Understanding Heart Disease from a Woman’s Perspective
Research has proven that women have different symptoms of cardiovascular disease and our specialists at Bayhealth understand those differences. We provide expert care for women’s heart and vascular conditions and issues. Cardiovascular symptoms that may present differently in women, include:
- Chest pain or discomfort
- Pain in arms, back, neck or jaw
- Shortness of breath
- Stomach pain, nausea or indigestion
Get Started with Heart Health
Specialists at Bayhealth offer both routine and complex care for cardiovascular issues. We begin with an assessment of overall heart health and then determine individualized treatment plans for your unique needs.
After an initial assessment and possible treatment solutions, our experts provide help in staying focused on long-term heart health. We help you understand a heart healthy diet and the importance of daily exercise for improved heart function. We are here to help you get heart healthy and keep your heart healthy!
Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus Named One of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery
If your cardiovascular care requires heart surgery, you can rest assured that you will have excellent care at Bayhealth. Named one of America’s best hospitals for cardiac surgery by Healthgrades®, this significantly impacts improved outcomes and the highest quality of patient care.
Affiliation with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular for Cardiovascular Expertise
Bayhealth’s affiliation with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular experts provide additional expertise of specialty care from an academic medical center, one of the strongest in our region. This level of care for both routine and complex cardiovascular conditions adds on-site expertise of renowned clinicians, researchers and educators.
Multidisciplinary cardiovascular specialists at Penn Medicine provide advanced surgical techniques and interventional therapies. In addition, our patients have access to clinical trials through a national leader in basic science and translational research.