At Rio Grande Regional Hospital, we put our hearts into caring for yours.

Our dedicated team of healthcare professionals provide patients with a full-range of heart and vascular care, from the fast treatment of heart attack to the underlying treatment of structural heart and peripheral vascular diseases.

We are an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) by the American College of Cardiology. We are the only hospital in south Texas to be recognized with a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for our patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. Additionally, we are nationally-recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high performing hospital for the treatment of heart failure.

Call for a physician referral at (956) 708-2270.

McAllen heart and vascular services

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists work together to provide life-saving cardiac and vascular care to patients who call McAllen, Edinburg, San Juan and surrounding communities home. Our specialists include board-certified cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, and electrophysiologists.

Our facility includes a 24-hour digital cardiac catherization lab and electrophysiology (EP) lab. We are proud to be the only hospital in Hidalgo County to offer robot-assisted surgery for coronary and vascular interventions whenever possible, affording our specialists unparalleled precision when controlling guide catheters, guidewires, balloons and stents during a cardiac or vascular procedure.

Cardiac emergency care

We are an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and a designated Level III Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services, which means our emergency care team is available 24/7 to provide rapid, coordinated care in the event of a heart attack or other life-threatening cardiac event.

Heart screening and imaging

Our specialists perform a variety of cardiovascular diagnostic and imaging tests in our catheterization and electrophysiology labs, including EKGs, stress tests, advanced blood flow tests, and EP studies. In addition, our labs are equipped with state-of-art technology and equipment for interventional procedures such as AFib ablation, angioplasty, cardiac defibrillator insertion, pacemaker insertion, and stent placement.

Heart surgery

When surgery is the best form of treatment, our team is experienced in performing a wide-range of minimally invasive and traditional surgical procedures. Among our specialized cardiovascular surgical treatments include atherectomy, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and open-heart surgery.

Vascular surgery

Our vascular surgeons use minimally-invasive procedures and techniques to treat conditions such as peripheral artery disease (PVD) and varicose veins. Additionally, our vascular surgeons are highly-skilled in percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (PEVAR) and transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR).

At Rio Grande Regional Hospital, we are dedicated to providing the Rio Grande Valley with exceptional heart and vascular care. If you are seeking treatment, we invite you find a cardiac or vascular surgeon and learn more about our services.