Heart & Vascular Center

Phone Numbers

Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center

Cardiology
(803) 744-4900
Surgery
(803) 936-7095

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Main Campus
(803) 791-2621
LMC Lexington
(803) 358-6180
LMC Irmo
(803) 732-5388

Screening & Diagnosis

Dr. Heather Currier smiles for the camera in scrubs, hand on her hip, in a lab filled with impressive screening technology.

Our Approach to Testing

"I am so thankful for Lexington Medical Center. Without them, I wouldn't have found my heart syndrome."

— Diane, Heart & Vascular Center Patient

Types of Screening

Stress Testing & EKGs

Measures heart health during stress through use of medicine or exercise to identify hard-to-find problems.

CT Scans

Ultra-clear, highly detailed images show blood vessel blockages, aneurysms and overall heart function.

Cardiovascular Ultrasounds

Use sound waves to evaluate the heart, as well as blockages and enlargement in blood vessels.

Blood Pressure Tests

Checks blood pressure as a quick, noninvasive way to find early signs of cardiovascular disease.

Heart Diagnostic Catheterization

Evaluates heart and blood supply problems while providing on-the-spot treatment options.

Vascular Diagnostic Catheterization

Evaluates blood flow in the arms, legs, abdomen and neck while allowing for quick treatment options.

Advanced Technology

State-of-the-Art Cardiac Catheterization Suites

Four suites support our intricate diagnostic and minimally invasive intervention procedures.

What is it?

  • Checks the pressure within the heart's chambers.
  • Can make further treatment unnecessary.
  • Informs further treatment options, if needed.

What are the benefits?

  • Can enlarge blood vessels to restore blood flow.
  • Treatment can begin immediately if a blockage is discovered.

Powerful CT Scanners

Multiple X-rays create a detailed image of structures inside the body.

What is it?

  • Shows narrowed arteries from plaque buildup.
  • Can indicate a risk of developing coronary artery disease.

What are the benefits?

  • Faster imaging.
  • More accurate results.