Loma Linda International Heart Institute - Emergency Cardiac Care Cent


Loma Linda University Medical Center is the only Level 1 trauma center and the only university medical center serving San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo, and Mono counties.

Since 1905, the Medical Center has been a leader in promoting excellence in medical care, research and education. Currently, the hospital serves more than 33,000 patients annually with a wide range of services, many of which are world-renowned.

The Emergency Cardiac Care Center and Loma Linda International Heart Institute, at Loma Linda University Medical Center, are committed to excellence in cardiac care. Patients with chest pain or other cardiac symptoms may be referred for further testing or cardiology consultation.The Heart Institute offers a broad range of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery services for adult and pediatric patients.

The Emergency Cardiac Care Center is located in the emergency department at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

The entrance to the emergency department is located on Campus Street, half a block south of Barton Road.

Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, CA 92354
For non-emergency physician referral call 1 (800) 872-1212

Did you know?

heart People who are experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack tend to deny them.

heart The average heart attack victim waits more than two hours before seeking medical attention.

heart Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S.

heart Treatment within an hour after onset of symptoms cuts the risk of dying from a heart attack in half!

heart Early treatment can limit the amount of heart damage -- or even stop a heart attack in its tracks!

The Emergency Cardiac Care Center

At the Emergency Cardiac Care Center, you'll have the comfort of knowing that the staff of specially trained doctors and nurses are ready to evaluate and treat you anytime, day or night. Whether it's a heart attack or a minor problem, you'll have all the resources of the dedicated professionals and state-of-the-art technology at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Don't wait!

Pay attention to warning signs from your heart. If you experience any of the warning signs of a heart attack, come to the Emergency Cardiac Care Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center--or go to the nearest hospital emergency department immediately! Even mild symptoms need to be checked out.

Remember--a few minutes could mean a lifetime.

Take time to learn the warning signs of a heart attack.

heart Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain in the center of the chest lasting more than a few minutes.

heart Pain spreading to the shoulders, neck, arms, and/or jaw.

heart Chest discomfort accompanied by lightheadedness, fainting, sweating, nausea, or shortness of breath.

heart Some people may have other, less common warning signs. Individuals most likely to experience these are women, the elderly (over 65 years old), and those with diabetes. These less common warning signs may include:

  • Vague chest pain or stomach pain
  • Shortness of breath & difficulty breathing
  • Nausea or dizziness
  • Unexplained anxiety, weakness, or fatigue
  • Palpitations, cold sweat, or paleness

Not all of these signs occur in every attack. If you notice one or more of these signs don't wait; get medical help right away! Call 911.

The Emergency Cardiac Care Center: (877) 558-6248

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