Cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital are highly trained, nationally renowned experts who are pioneering exciting new ways to treat common heart problems. Many of our cardiologists are members of Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Ltd.

Attracting the world’s top cardiac experts has made Prairie Heart Institute home to some of the nation’s most admired and influential thought leaders. By publishing research, establishing widely adopted protocols and pioneering new advances, our leading experts are impacting countless lives around the world:
  • Writing a widely admired electrophysiology text book has allowed Dr. Ziad Issa to share his knowledge and experience with the next generation of students and specialists.
  • Drs. Jeffrey Goldstein, Nilesh Goswami and Gregory Mishkel created a fellowship program that allows the country’s top physicians to train with them. To date, the program has attracted physicians from Loyola, Harvard and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
  • Research performed at Prairie Research and Education Cooperative (PERC) strengthens Prairie physicians' ability to have access to the most advanced treatments before the rest of the nation. 
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Procedures performed at Prairie Heart at St. John's