The Centennial Heart Center - The Centennial Heart Center is designated as a Cardiac Center of Excellence by the Clinical Cardiovascular Management Network (CCMN) of HCA. Centennial is one of only four hospitals from across all 165 HCA hospitals eligible for this designation. The Centennial Heart Center has a history of exploring new and better ways to perform heart surgery. Centennial was the first hospital in Tennessee to perform minimally invasive bypass surgery in 1996, and to pioneer off-pump or "beating heart" bypass surgery.
American Heart Association - The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - This is a great site for patients to get information about heart and valve diseases, lung diseases, and obesity. We recommend it for patients with high cholesterol.