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When It Comes to Heart Care, Trust Is Earned

The Heart Hospital at Mercy Medical Center commits the very finest medical resources to caring for its heart patients.

Our doctors and health care teams are leaders in cardiovascular treatment, distinguished not only by their skill, experience and knowledge, but also by their excellent track record in helping patients return to active and productive lives.

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The Heart Hospital at Mercy is home to many impressive “firsts” in heart care. In achieving these heart care milestones, our heart team has also garnered many awards and achievements.


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Mercy Heart Center Services - Canton Ohio

The Heart Hospital at Mercy offers comprehensive heart care services close to home for our patients and their families.

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Mercy Cardiovascular Institute

Our team of non-invasive cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons with Mercy Cardiovascular Institute provide a complete range of heart care services.

Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center

Since 2003, when Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) became America’s first fully accredited chest pain center, we’ve been setting national standards for rapid and efficient management of heart attacks / acute myocardial infarctions.

State-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Labs

  • Nation’s first fully functioning cardiac catheterization lab in an emergency department
  • Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization lab in the Heart Hospital (third floor)
  • Bi-plane cardiac catheterization lab with the ability to perform brain intervention

Robotic, Minimally Invasive, and Standard Heart Surgery

Since performing the nation’s first cardiac catheterization in a community hospital in 1957 and Ohio’s first successful minimally invasive coronary bypass in 1996, the Heart Hospital at Mercy has remained on the leading edge of heart surgery. Today our heart center offers many of the latest, minimally invasive heart procedures, and Mercy was the first to bring robotic heart surgery to Stark County.


In 2016, our transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) program became the first in the Akron-Canton area to perform TAVR without general anesthesia, allowing us to expand our care to include certain high-risk patients who may not be eligible for TAVR elsewhere.

Heart Failure Center

The Heart Hospital Heart Failure Center manages heart failure with excellence, placing emphasis on both quantity and quality of life across the entire continuum of care.

Heart Arrhythmia Center

Advanced diagnostic and treatment options for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias and troublesome atrial arrhythmias.

Heart Rehabilitation

One of the area’s oldest established programs, Mercy Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has helped patients and their families with both physical and psychological recovery from heart disease.