Meet Your Heart Care Team

heart surgery teamThe heart team at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) provides comprehensive heart care. From prevention and diagnosis, to minimally invasive procedures and open-heart surgery, our highly skilled medical staff is prepared to care for you. Multiple national awards have recognized that NHRMC heart physicians provide heart care that is well beyond national standards.

Check-Ups to Surgery, We Have You Covered

From check-ups to surgery and everything in between, our team of heart experts works to give you the best possible care. Everyone on the NHRMC heart team — including nurses, technologists, and imaging specialist — is specially trained in heart care.

The heart team doctors include:


Cardiologists have special training in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions that affect your heart and blood vessels.

Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Cardiothoracic surgeons are specialists who perform surgery on your heart, lungs and other structures in your chest.

Cardiovascular Surgeons

Cardiovascular surgeons are specialists who perform surgery on your veins and arteries outside your heart.


Cardiologists who specialize in your heart’s electrical system – including heart rhythm abnormalities – are known as electrophysiologists.

Interventional Cardiologists

An interventional cardiologist uses minimally invasive, catheter-based techniques to diagnose and treat conditions in your heart and blood vessels.

Interventional Radiologists

Interventional radiologists diagnose and treat conditions throughout your body using imaging technology to guide catheters through your blood vessels.