Central Virginia’s First Choice for Heart and Vascular Care

Levinson Heart Institute, located within Chippenham Hospital, cares for more hearts, veins, and arteries than any other health system in Central Virginia. Opened in 2003, Levinson was the first heart hospital in Virginia. For over a decade, physicians and hospital teams have worked tirelessly to build the region’s premier center for heart care. Experience matters when you’re dealing with the complex cardiovascular system. You can have confidence that you’ll receive exceptional care from our network of cardiovascular experts.

Levinson Heart Institute is an accredited Chest Pain Centers, signifying the highest level of care from the onset of symptoms through diagnosis and treatment.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • Arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorders)
  • Atherosclerosis (disease of the blood vessels)
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart attack and chest pain (angina)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Pediatric heart conditions
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Valve diseases (aortic stenosis and mitral stenosis, tricuspid valve disease, and more)
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Our Services

  • Induced Hypothermia, an innovative treatment that saves precious time when treating cardiac arrest. HCA Virginia submits data to the Penn Alliance for Therapeutic Hypothermia (PATH) registry which is the first U.S. national registry for collecting data and benchmarks about induced hypothermia.

Cardiovascular Procedures - including cardiac catheterization, cardiac and peripheral angioplasty, stenting, electrophysiology, mapping, cardiac imaging, also known as cardiovascular MRI, ablations and other advanced treatment methods

Multispecialty Heart Centers - providing quick and convenient care management for specific patient populations:

  • Coumadin Center - providing a point of care testing option for managing your Coumadin levels
  • Rhythm Center - providing access to our rhythm specialists able to treat all types of rhythm disorders
  • Valve Center - providing access to the most minimally invasive treatments for valve disease
  • Heart Failure Center - helping you manage all aspects of heart disease including advanced therapies such as mechanical circulatory assist devices
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation - customized programs to get you back to healthy living after a heart event
  • Heart Surgery - includes the latest minimally invasive procedures for less pain and scarring and a faster recovery
  • Inpatient Cardiac Intensive Care - provides skilled care in a healing environment
  • Arrhythmia Care Unit - a dedicated 10-bed step-down telemetry unit that serves patients with arrhythmia disturbances
  • Vascular Care - advanced care for veins and arteries
  • Women's Heart Health - helping women manage their heart health and beat the odds of heart disease
  • Research and clinical trials

Taking care of the most hearts in Central Virginia means we have to stay current on the newest procedures and technologies. From advanced tools for diagnosing conditions to the latest surgical technologies, Levinson Heart Institute is at the forefront of the healthcare industry.

Convergent Maze procedure - uses radio-frequency (heat) to produce lesions (scar tissue) to block abnormal electrical signals in the heart

daVinci Robotics - giving surgeons an extremely high level of precision using small incisions, miniaturized tools and high definition imaging

Hansen Robotic Catheter for the Heart - a unique procedure done regionally at Levinson Heart Institute

S-ICD - a new option for patients at risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

WATCHMAN - Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device - a first-of-its-kind, proven alternative to long-term warfarin therapy for stroke risk reduction in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (afib)