Heart and Vascular Institute in Reno, Nevada

Diagnosing and Treating Heart Disease

The Heart and Vascular Institute at Sierra Medical Center provides comprehensive cardiac services to residents of Reno, Sparks, Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas of Nevada and California.

In an Emergency

If you or a person you are with experiences a possible cardiac emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately!

From the Head to the Heart

The Heart and Vascular Institute at Sierra Medical Center combines advanced technology with specially trained medical professionals who work to help maintain your heart, blood vessel and brain health. A healthcare team that includes representatives from a wide range of specialties works together to assess, diagnose and evaluate every patient, according to the patient’s needs.

Our staff performs a number of noninvasive, invasive and interventional procedures, including permanent pacemaker/implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement and electrophysiological studies.


Sierra Medical Center offers a wide range of invasive and noninvasive services for diagnosing and treating heart disease.

Learn more about cardiac care and treatment

Heart Attack Care

Cardiac arrest or heart attack can happen any time, anywhere. When a cardiac emergency happens, every minute counts.

Know the signs

Heart Disease Awareness in Women

Many women are at risk for coronary heart disease, especially women who are past menopause. Despite this, few recognize their risk factors and take steps to reduce them. If left untreated, coronary heart disease can lead to heart attack and heart failure.

Heart Disease Risk Factors for Women

Several conditions and lifestyle choices are heart disease risk factors for women, including:

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Mental stress and depression
  • Smoking and excessive alcohol use

If you need a referral to a physician at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center, call our free physician referral service at 775-356-6662.