Cuba’s cardiology program includes the treatment of all heart disease and circulatory system disorders.
What is involved in Cuba’s cardiology program? After the initial consultation, laboratory tests, imaging, and analysis take place. Depending on the diagnosis results and an evaluation of the patient’s needs, it will be determined if a surgical intervention is required.
The initial process begins with the review of the medical records you have received from your physician in your country of origin.
Depending on the cardiology treatment or surgery required, qualified doctors will decide which hospital center is the best to provide the care and treatment needed.
Generally, the length of hospitalization for cardiac procedures ranges from five to 18 days.
A medical tourism patient program includes the treatment, visa assistance if necessary, surgery if needed, a private room with hospital bed and oxygen with amenities, care by qualified attending physician and nursing staff, airport and hospital pickup drop off if needed.
The primary institutions for heart disorders for medical tourists are located in Havana. Most notable is the Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, a leading cardiology and training center for medical professionals. The hospital provides patients with top-quality treatment for cardiovascular diseases and surgery by leading Cuban doctors.
Cardiovascular emergencies, other procedures and care are also available at two other centers in the city.
For the medical tourism patient, the following cardiology programs are available:
- Acute and chronic coronary disease
- Arterial hypertension
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Congenital heart diseases
- Cardiac infarction (acute phase and follow-up)
- Heart failure
- Lipid disorders