Genesis Heart Institute

Genesis Heart Institute

Take good care of your heart and blood vessels by visiting the award-winning Genesis Heart Institute. You’ll benefit from a team of top cardiologists, surgeons, vascular specialists and other medical professionals who combine their knowledge and expertise to provide well-rounded treatment. As a regional referral center, we take some of the toughest cardiovascular cases in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. No matter your medical needs, we’ll help you maximize your heart health and quality of life.

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Comprehensive Heart Care Unmatched in the Region

Trust us to help you achieve a good outcome from cardiovascular care because:

  • Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2015 by Truven Health Analytics. This distinction recognizes our low rates of complications, hospital readmissions and patient mortality, shorter-than-average lengths of hospital stay, and lower-than-average financial costs.
  • Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, is a Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care®, which means we provide the full range of heart services while minimizing complications, hospital readmissions and financial costs.  
  • The Heart Institute earned a 2014 Women’s Choice Award based on surveys measuring hundreds of patients’ satisfaction with our care.

Top-Quality Cardiac Surgery

There’s no better place in the Quad Cities to get heart surgery than the Heart Institute, home to expert surgeons such as Dale Geiss, M.D. This nationally renowned physician has performed more than 12,000 cardiac surgeries—including the most challenging, complex operations—on children and adults. If you select Dr. Geiss for your procedure, you’ll join some of the most satisfied heart surgery patients in the Midwest.

Complete Heart & Vascular Services

The Heart Institute gives you access to comprehensive cardiovascular services, including:

  • TAVR

    TAVR is Here.

    New TAVR minimally-invasive aortic valve replacement available in the Quad Cities only at Genesis.

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    Sophisticated screenings and diagnostics – Reveal the health of your heart and circulatory system  
  • Innovative treatments – Promote the full flow of life-sustaining blood and oxygen throughout your body, sometimes by using advanced methods available nowhere else in the Quad Cities
  • Healthy living services – Help prevent heart attack and stroke
    • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation – Strengthens you during a program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), which works to ensure patients’ safety and success
    • Support and wellness – Improves quality of life as you manage heart disease and heart failure
  • Pediatric cardiology – Specializes in lipid disorders, echocardiography and fetal heart care
  • Clinical trials – Test promising new therapies

Cardiovascular Conditions We Treat

At the Heart Institute, you’ll get some of the best help available for a broad range of heart and blood vessel conditions, including:

Learn about many other cardiovascular disorders in our health encyclopedia.

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Find out how the Genesis Heart Institute can help you stay well

Call 563-421-3900 or send us your question online.

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Healthy Heart Kitchen

Food for Heart

Airing every Friday on WQAD Channel 8 at 6:20 a.m., the Genesis Healthy Heart Kitchen features Chef Toby Christianson, owner of Woodfire Grill, and Vice President of Corporate Communications Ken Croken as they whip out delicious recipes that advance overall heart care.

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