Carondelet Heart Institute

Welcome to Carondelet Heart Institute where you can take heart in knowing you've found the highest level of cardiac care in the region, and where you can take part in your treatment and recovery.

The Carondelet Heart Institute is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated not only to research and management of complex cardiovascular disease, but also its prevention.


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Recent News

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Medical Staff
The Carondelet Heart Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes John Forman, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Forman is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who is also board certified in general surgery. Dr. Forman will serve as the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services at St. Joseph Medical Center.
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 Carondelet Cardiology Services Physicans Offices Move
Phase 1 of the Carondelet Heart Institute Expansion is complete. The Cardiologists have moved into their new offices at 930 Carondelet Dr, Suite 201. Right now, the only entrance to the offices are on the east side of the building. If you are visiting one of the cardiologists, please remember to go to the east entrace.

Carondelet Heart Institute Earns Echocardiography Accreditation

The Carondelet Heart Institute has earned a three-year accreditation in echocardiography by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). It shows the Carondelet Heart Institute has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. Read more.

Heart Calcium Scoring Can Help Determine Heart Health
Coronary calcium is an indicator for plaque or atherosclerosis in blood vessels. For just $75 you can schedule a heart calcium scoring assessment. Call 816-943-4799 to schedule.

St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Center Earn Chest Pain Accreditation
The Carondelet Heart Institute announces both its acute care hospital sites, St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers have earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Read More.

The Carondelet Heart Institute at St. Mary's Medical Center Joins Vital Heart Effort
In an effort to boost awareness of heart attack, stroke and sudden cardiac arrest, and educate people about treatment, St. Mary’s has joined the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District and other area businesses in a community program called Vital Heart. Read more.

The Carondelet Heart Insitute celebrates the opening of its clinic in Grandview, Mo. at 150 Highway and Byars Road. The office also houses the Hickman Mills Clinic (Encompass Medical Group) and a full-service pharmacy. See pictures.

Better PET Scan, Better Diagnoses
The Carondelet Heart Institute is among the first area facilities offering highly accurate Cardiac-Specific PET Scanning to detect blood vessel blockages. Read more

Digital 3-D Technology to Provide Enhanced Cardiac Care
State-of-the-art digital 3-D echocardiogram technology will soon be making it easier for physicians to diagnose cardiac conditions in patients at the Carondelet Heart Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center. Read more