St. Luke’s performs more heart and vascular procedures than any other hospital in Idaho. Our state-of-the-art facilities include echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, vascular diagnostic, and electrophysiology labs; and both St. Luke's Boise and Meridian are home to Idaho’s first accredited Chest Pain Centers.
Our physicians, nurses, and staff—experts in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and heart health and rehabilitation—are deeply committed to supporting your best quality of life. We'll coordinate all aspects of your heart and vascular health, from diagnosis, intervention, disease management, and rehabilitation to counseling, tobacco cessation assistance, anti-coagulation services, access to research clinical trials, and more.
The most common type of irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), a problem with the heart's electrical system.
Abnormality in heart structure present at birth.
Narrowing or blockage of arteries that causes poor blood flow to your arms and legs.
An interruption of the natural flow of blood through the chambers and valves of the heart.
When your heart muscle doesn't pump as much blood as your body needs.<br>
Twisted and enlarged veins near the surface of your skin.
Join a registered dietitian from the St. Luke's Heart Health and Rehabilitation team for a free seminar and cooking class on the fundamentals of the Mediterranean Diet.
Presented by Jennifer Shalz, MD. Nearly 80% of chronic diseases affecting adults in the U.S. today are attributed to lifestyle. These chronic illnesses include cardiovascular disease (coronary artery disease, heart attacks, and stroke), erectile dysfunction, diabetes, dementia, and some cancers. Adjusting your health habits and adopting an anti-inflammatory lifestyle can help prevent and treat these conditions so you not only gain more years of life but better years of life. An anti-inflammatory lifestyle incorporates a consistent daily exercise habit, a primarily plant-based diet-such as the Mediterranean diet-healthy sleep, healthy weight, and techniques to increase stress resiliency and build strong social connections. Please join us for this free seminar to learn more about how you can adopt an anti-inflammatory lifestyle to achieve your best years.
If you have diabetes, you have a higher risk for heart disease too. Join Brenda Bourn, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Nadine Carter, Nurse Practitioner, from St. Luke's Humphreys Diabetes Center to learn how diabetes affects your heart and tips keep your heart healthy.
Learn how to respond to an emergency at this class designed for office, factory, construction, and warehouse workers, as well as coaches, referees, and river guides. Instruction meets OSHA standards and will cover adult, child, and infant CPR and how to use an AED. The first aid topics focus on adults and include assessing an emergency, specific injuries, and psychological reactions to stress. This class does not meet the requirements for daycare provider licensing.
Idaho’s only pediatric heart disease support group is open to parents of children with heart disease, adults with congenital heart disease, and caregivers.