Cardiology Services

The Sands-Constellation Heart Institute is home to one of New York’s largest cardiology programs. Our team offers the comprehensive clinical resources you need for a lifetime of good cardiac health. We work closely with referring physicians and other specialists – including our own nationally recognized heart surgeons – to ensure that you receive fast, effective and compassionate care.

Cardiac catheterization & electrophysiology

At Rochester General and Unity hospitals, our teams provide cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology services using state-of-the-art technology administered with care and compassion.

Rochester Regional’s Catheterization and Electrophysiology suites have been carefully designed to deliver the highest quality of care, with features including state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology labs, in close proximity to the Emergency Department for rapid patient transport, and dedicated pre-and-post-procedure areas.

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Cardiology Services, Where You Need Them

General Cardiology Services

  • Echocardiography and Stress Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • 24-hour Holter Monitoring
  • Event Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Pacemaker Device Management


Our electrophysiology labs are staffed by clinical professionals dedicated to the management of heart rhythm disturbances. They use the latest technology to diagnose and treat arrhythmias, including ablation therapy and implantation of pacemakers or defibrillators.

Interventional Cardiology

Our regional heart program includes teams specially trained to perform coronary angiograms, and to use angioplasty and stenting to correct coronary blockages.

Nuclear Cardiology

Your cardiovascular doctor may use trace amounts of radioactive material to help evaluate and diagnose a heart disorder, assess your heart’s condition and determine the best course of action for your case. Our nuclear medicine program is accredited by the American College of Radiology.

Enhanced External CounterPulsation

Rochester General Hospital is the region’s exclusive provider of this therapy technique for advanced management of angina and heart failure.

Vascular Services

These specialty services detect issues in the body’s vessels that carry blood to and from the heart. Tests include carotid duplex doppler exams, stress and resting ankle brachial index testing, and arterial doppler and vein studies

Find a Cardiologist

The Cardiology network of the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute spans the region. Wherever you call home – throughout Western New York and the Finger Lakes – it’s easy to find a highly skilled heart doctor near you. For a more specific search, call (585) 922-5661.