Centerpoint Medical Center's cardiology services are recognized nationally. Our entire care team - cardiologists, interventional radiologists, and vascular surgeons - are among the best in the region and are always focused on you. The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, has awarded Centerpoint an advanced level of certification. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cardiovascular Services
- Chest Pain
- Chest Pain Center
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Coronary Calcium Scoring
- Diagnosis & Testing
19600 East 39th Street
Independence, MO 64057
Tue, November 17, 2015
Centerpoint Medical Center, along with six other HCA Midwest Health hospitals serving the Greater Kansas City region, has received Top Performer recognition by The Joint Commission.
Wed, May 20, 2015
Suzy Williams-Umstead spent the holidays in the ER following two strokes with an inability to move her fingers. She followed doctor’s orders but all tests were inconclusive. When her neurologist, Robert Reddig, MD referred her to a cardiologist, Suzy initially resisted but decided instead to meet Carl Akin, MD and ask some questions.
Thu, February 26, 2015
Centerpoint Medical Center honors first responders, nurses, physicians and hospital staff who were integral in saving the lives of six heart attack or stroke patients over the past year.
Mon, February 16, 2015
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. But becoming aware of symptoms and risks unique to women, as well as eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising, can help protect you. Centerpoint Medical Center physicians and 58-year-old heart attack survivor Vickie Foster discuss the sometimes subtle and easier-to-dismiss symptoms and steps you can take to lessen your risk.
Thu, December 18, 2014
Make no mistake: Shoveling snow can cause a heart attack. Cardiologist Dr. Paul Nager with Centerpoint Medical Center and HCA Midwest Health tells KCTV5 that before beginning any physical activity – particularly shoveling snow – you need to know the warning signs and your personal risk of a heart attack.
Classes & Events
Wed, February 18, 2015 - Wed, February 18, 2015
Dr. Paul Nager will discuss Caring for Your Heart. Event cost: $4 ($3 for H2U members).
Wed, February 25, 2015 - Wed, February 25, 2015
Honoring heart and stroke patients, First Responders and Centerpoint Medical Center staff who make every second count when it comes to saving lives during heart ...