Covenant Heart & Vascular Institute
For over 35 years, the region’s most advanced and comprehensive provider
for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.* The Heart
and Vascular Institute at Covenant provides services inclusive of routine
diagnostic testing through complex interventional and surgical procedures.
The Institute provides cardiovascular specialists with advanced, state-of-the-art
technology to perform clinical procedures in the most effective and safe
Key Focus CV Programs
Covenant maintains the only
Certified Chest Pain Center in the region. Provides 24/7 coverage for emergent cardiac catheterization
and open heart surgery. The Chest Pain Center also provides community
health screenings, education, and support group meetings.
The Heart & Vascular Institute continues to develop disease specific
programs to address community needs.
Advanced Heart Failure Program in collaboration with Texas Heart Institute provides high-tech care options
such as Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant. Additionally,
chronic CHF is managed locally allowing patients to increase life activity.
Advanced Valve Program is a multi-specialty physician service that provides patients with advanced
valve disease options previously not available locally. Procedures such
as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is preformed in the Hybrid
CVOR. Other structural heart disease procedures are vetted by the Valve
Team to provide the most optimal care available.
Aortic Program is a multi-specialist physician team of Interventional Cardiologists and
CT Surgeons that collaborate on best clinical options to treat aortic
aneurysm. Both, Abdominal and Thoracic Aneurysms are treated endoscopicly
allowing the patient to recover quicker with short hospital stay.
Electrophysiology Program encompasses advanced technology and highly skilled staff in treating Atrial
Fibrillation and many other arrhythmia disorders.
Peripheral Vascular Program provides cutting-edge imaging and treatment options to re-vascularize
vessels via minimally-invasive techniques. Highly skilled cardiovascular
specialists perform angioplasty, Atherectomy, and stenting to regain blood
flow to extremities and carotid arteries.
Cardio-Oncology Program is a collaborative between Cardiologists and Oncologists to screen and
treat cancer patients who may be susceptible to Chemo-Induced or Radiation-Induced
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program, accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is located within the Covenant Lifestyle Center.
This program treats post-PCI and post-surgical patients. More recently,
a Heart Failure Rehabilitation program has been implemented.
* “Region” is Lubbock, Texas as defined by the federal government’s
Office of Management and Budget.
Advanced Valve, Aortic or Cardio-Oncology
Cardiac Catheterization / Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI or CT
Echo or Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound
Nuclear-Cardiac Stress Testing
Tilt Table Testing / Cardioversion