Wait times represent the average estimated length of time from registration to being assigned a "first provider" (a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant). Times displayed for Atlantic Health Systems are:

  • Reported as an average of wait times for the previous 2 hours of patients that have presented to the emergency department and have been seen by a provider
  • Refreshed at least every 15 minutes

Many circumstances can affect wait times - for example, patients arriving by ambulance or with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. Patients with severe conditions will be seen before those with less-serious problems or ailments. These times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival.

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Heart Care

Patients looking for the best possible cardiovascular care can find everything they need at Atlantic Health System Heart Care, where we offer diagnostic and treatment services for many cardiac conditions, including:

  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Hypertension (chronic)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Structural heart disease
  • Valvular heart disease

Heart care services may vary by location. Please confirm when booking an appointment.

Diagnostic Services

Heart care at Atlantic Health System includes a comprehensive range of surgical and non-surgical diagnostic tests and procedures. Heart health teams at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center specialize in the best diagnostic techniques, such as cardiac imaging and vascular and neurovascular MRI.  These techniques produce clear pictures of blood vessels in the head, aorta, and legs using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA).

Treatment Services

We specialize in open-heart, minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures, supported by a highly trained multi-disciplinary team. Cardiac treatment services offered at Atlantic Health System include cardiac catheterization, hypertronic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cardiac surgery, heart valve repair and cardiac rehabilitation.

Prevention and Wellness

The best way to treat heart disease is to prevent it from developing at all. Doctors, nurses and family all play vital roles, but it is up to each individual to take charge of his or her heart care. Atlantic Health System offers important programs for wellness and prevention, such as our Heart Success Program and our Women’s Heart Awareness Program.

Research and Clinical Trials

Our cardiology, cardiovascular medicine and cardiac surgery departments participate in dozens of clinical trials each year. These studies enhance our physicians' familiarity with promising advancements in electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery and clinical cardiology, which improve outcomes for our patients. Learn more about ongoing research and clinical trials >

Our expert care and comprehensive cardiac services are available at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center, and patients can easily be referred from one hospital to the other. So, no matter which hospital you live closest to, you can take advantage of our complete range of award-winning cardiac care services. In addition, we offer pediatric heart care services at Goryeb Children’s Hospital.


Is Your Heart Health at Risk?

Staying well requires that you not only understand the current status of your health, but also are aware of your chances of developing a chronic condition or disease in the future.

Take short quizes to assess your risk for: