ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Beaumont Hospitals’
world renowned heart center has expanded and enhanced its services
with the Oct. 18 opening of the new Ernst Cardiovascular Center at
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.
Specialty clinics in the new Ernst Cardiovascular Center offer
breakthrough surgeries and treatments for people with high-risk
heart and vascular conditions. The center is also the new home for
Beaumont’s innovative “7 tests for $70” heart and vascular
screening and the “Healthy Heart Check” student heart screening
The center offers expedited, multidisciplinary care. A team of
cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons,
anesthesiologists and other experts evaluates a patient’s condition
and recommends the best medical or surgical treatment option.
Appointments at the center can be scheduled by calling
248-898-3839, or toll-free at 888-683-7678.
“Thanks to the generosity of Max and Debra Ernst and their
family, we have been able to create a beautiful center that brings
together all the heart and vascular experts from Beaumont with the
latest technology and research to deliver the best possible patient
care and outcomes,” says Marc Sakwa, M.D., chief of Cardiovascular
Surgery at Beaumont, Royal Oak. “This is a dream come true. We are
very grateful to the Ernst family for their tremendous gift, which
will benefit our patients and community for many years to
Max and Debra Ernst of Orchard Lake and their family donated $3
million to establish the center in memory of Ellen Ernst, Max
Ernst’s late first wife.
The 4,537 square-foot Ernst Cardiovascular Center will offer
multidisciplinary clinics for heart valve disease, atrial
fibrillation, congestive heart failure, adult and student
cardiovascular screening and a future complex aortic clinic
(opening in 2011).
Conveniently located on the first floor of Beaumont, Royal Oak,
the center includes six examina