Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease
Jefferson Regional Wellness Center 714 Clairton Boulevard (Route 51) Pleasant Hills, PA 15236 Directions 1-888-ORNISH4U
The Walnut Place at Summerset 4584 Browns Hill Road Squirrel Hill, PA 15217 Directions 1-888-ORNISH4U
The Heart Institute
Clinical Excellence. Dedication to Our Patients.
Medical and surgical excellence with an emphasis on the individualized care of our patients and their families is the cornerstone of our approach at The Heart Institute of Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
The Heart Institute offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive care to those with cardiovascular and thoracic diseases, in a patient-focused community setting conducive to healing.
We strive for excellence in the care of the body, mind, and spirit. For every patient, every time.
From its inception in 2002, The Heart Institute has received top honors and awards from national healthcare ranking organizations, healthcare insurance companies, and medical professional societies – including Press Ganey,™ HealthGrades,® and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. These recognitions underscore the consistently high quality of care we offer to patients with complex surgical needs.
The Heart Institute received HealthGrades® highest ranking, five stars, for: the Treatment of Heart Attack and Coronary Bypass and Valve Replacement Surgery. For three years in a row (2010 – 2012), our program is ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for Cardiac Surgery, top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania for Cardiac Surgery, and received the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence AwardTM.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has given the Heart Institute of Jefferson Regional its highest Three-Star rating, representing their highest tier of cardiac surgical quality performance. This places the Heart Institute among the top 12 percent of almost 1,000 cardiac surgical programs in the nation to have achieved this elite level of quality and patient outcome.
The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Report cited the clinical excellence of The Heart Institute at Jefferson Regional Medical Center for superior clinical outcomes in the diagnosis and treatment of the most critically ill, surgically complex cardiac care cases among Pennsylvania hospitals.