The St. Joseph Heart Center offers the most comprehensive cardiology services
between Boise and Spokane.


Cardiology Services

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center is designated as a level I cardiac center offering the most comprehensive cardiology services between Boise and Spokane. With our team of board-certified cardiologists, each having over 30 years of experience, you can get the care you need right here at home.

In addition, our skilled team includes qualified registered nurses and cardiovascular technicians to assist in excellent patient care.

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center provides high-quality cardiovascular services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our physicians coordinate your care during a cardiac emergency - when time matters most. St. Joseph’s has a state of the art interventional procedure lab, along with an onsite clinic, offering everything from preventative to diagnostic cardiology services and follow-up care.

Our physicians & team are available to diagnose and treat all types of heart problems from common to complex including:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Stable Coronary Artery Disease Using balloons, Stents, and Rotoblation
  • Congestive Heart Failure Including Biventricular Pacemaker Devices
  • High blood pressure
  • Evaluation of Chest Pains, Shortness of Breath, & Palpitations
  • Heart Rhythm Problems, Syncopal Episodes
  • Pacemaker, Internal Defibrillator, & Loop Recorder Implantation
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up, Adjustment, and Battery Replacement
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Women’s Heart Disease



Heart Health

Heart Health

Cath Lab Expansion and Improvements:

Completion of the year long, $3.6 million project upgraded the current lab and added an additional, state of the art procedure lab to the department.  This expansion is a great accomplishment that enhances St. Joseph’s ability to meet the needs of our patients throughout the region ensuring patients and families can receive care close to home.


Available non-invasive CARDIAC Testing

Our Non-Invasive Cardiac Diagnostics department at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center performs the following procedures both inpatient and outpatient:

  • EKG (electrocardiogram)
  • Cardiac Stress Testing With and Without Imaging
  • Cardiac Event Monitoring With Holter Monitors & Event Recorders For 30 Days At A Time
  • Echocardiograms Including Transesophageal Echocardiograms
  • Calcium Scoring


Patient Care Team

The Heart & Vascular Team Includes:

John Ho
John Ho, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiologist

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Heart & Vascular health tips

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