Leading Edge Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Denver

Rose Medical Center offers highly advanced cardiac catheterization labs, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Rose is the only hospital in Denver with the cardiac cath lab this close to the Emergency Room – which means care for your heart FAST.

Our Staff

Our team of expert clinicians are experienced and highly trained to diagnose cardiac conditions as well as perform coronary and peripheral interventions. Our physicians are supported by an expert team that includes:

  • Magnet®-designated nurses with advanced certification in cardiac and critical care nursing
  • Board-certified electrophysiology technologists (a rare designation with only 600 worldwide!)
  • Board-certified cardiac nurse practitioners
  • A dedicated cardiovascular nurse navigator to help with discharge care after cardiac procedures

Our team treats:

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericarditis

Our Facility

Rose’s seasoned Cath Lab team is on it: our door-to-balloon time (as in, the time it takes for a heart attack patient to begin receiving treatment) is well below the national standard. Our Cath Lab and team have been recognized with multiple accreditations from national councils, including as an Accredited Chest Pain Center and accreditation in Afib treatment. And, we are the only Denver hospital with the cath lab this close to the Emergency Room, which means the treatment you need FAST.

We also have a dedicated pre- and post-procedure unit with specially trained cardiac nurses, providing patients a unique level of unified care.

Our Procedures

Our labs offer many procedures including Watchman, Micra, Covergent Ablation and soon, Laser Atherectomy. We also have the option to do both radiofrequency and cryoablations.

Procedures offered include:

Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization:

  • 3D mapping
  • Heart biopsy
  • Intra-vascular ultrasound
  • Nitric oxide study for pulmonary hypertension
  • Peripheral catheterization
  • Pressure wire
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)

Coronary Intervention Program:

  • Bare metal
  • Biventricular leads
  • Nationally recognized Cardiac Alert®Program
  • Cardioversion
  • Cutting balloon
  • Drug-eluting stents
  • High risk coronary stenting with advanced therapies (Impella)
  • Implantable defibrillator
  • Pacemaker
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)/stents
  • Rotablator
  • Tilt table

Peripheral Intervention Program:

  • Renal PTCA/stent
  • Peripheral PTCA/stent

We also provide:

  • Alcohol ablation
  • ASD/PFO repair
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD) closure
  • EP ablation
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • SVT ablation
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular surgery
  • Ventricular tachycardia