Heart & Vascular

Our Heart & Vascular Center is a leader in the Southeast for advanced heart care and research. We are the only hospital in Florida to offer the latest technology in heart stents as well as home to a certified chest pain center with PCI and the area's only certified atrial fibrillation clinic. With an expert team of cardiologists and surgeons, we provide exceptional heart and vascular care for our patients. In fact, our physicians perform more clinical research and advanced procedures than any other program in the North Florida and South Georgia region.
Newest Treatment Options
From WATCHMAN and EKOS to advanced cardiac MRI and CT, treatment and diagnostic options are reaching new heights at TMH. Read More >
Learn Your Risk of a Heart Attack
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Heart Patient Stories
At Tallahassee Memorial, each patient has a story to tell. Sharing these stories allows us to show off the great care we provide. Read More >

Programs & Treatments

The Tallahassee Memorial Heart & Vascular Center offers the most robust and advanced programs in the region, including:

Cardiac Imaging

For patients who may have heart disease, a form of cardiac imaging is often a tool used to help diagnose your condition and develop a treatment plan. The Tallahassee Memorial Heart & Vascular Center continues to grow the Cardiac Imaging program to include advanced ultrasounds, echocardiograms, CT angiography, cardiac MRI and more.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation is designed to help people with heart, lung and vascular disease lead healthier, more active lifestyles. With the help of our comprehensive team of exercise physiologists and health experts, patients learn exercises and healthy behaviors that help increase their overall quality of life. Learn more about Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

Our experienced team of surgeons performs a wide variety of routine and complex procedures for the treatment of heart, lung, vascular and esophageal disorders. Four out of five heart-related surgeries in the region are performed at Tallahassee Memorial. Learn more about Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

Chest Pain Center with PCI

Tallahassee Memorial is recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers as an "Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI." The PCI designation means that we use a specialized treatment called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as the primary treatment for acute heart attacks. This ensures that patients experiencing an acute heart attack receive rapid treatment in the cardiac catheterization lab to minimize damage to the heart muscle. Learn more about our designation

Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology 

Tallahassee Memorial's Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology services refer to the diagnosis and non-surgical treatments of heart disease. Our expert team of interventional and invasive cardiologists work to utilize the latest techniques and offer state-of-the-art treatment options, including Chronic Total Occlusion PCI. TMH is also the only program in Florida to offer the latest technology in heart stents.

Electrophysiology

Tallahassee Memorial’s Cardiac Electrophysiology Program (EP) is the oldest, largest and most advanced electrophysiology program in the Big Bend region, with a staff that is wholly dedicated to helping people with irregular heartbeats. The Heart & Vascular Center is also the only Certified Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Center in the region. Learn more about Electrophysiology

Heart Failure

The Heart Failure Program, or as we like to call it – the Heart Healing Program, is specifically designed to give patients with progressive heart disease the tools needed to manage their condition on a daily basis in order to improve their long-term health.

Structural Heart

The Structural Heart Program brings innovative techniques for treating life-threatening heart disorders to the Big Bend region that are available only at select hospitals across the country. This new treatment model is a collaborative effort between interventional cardiologists, heart surgeons and other allied health professionals to provide patients with more collaborative, efficient care. Learn more about our Structural Heart Program

Wound Healing

The Tallahassee Memorial Wound Healing Center is the area’s largest clinic devoted solely to advanced wound management and care. Specializing in chronic and non-healing wounds, our multidisciplinary team includes plastic surgeons, internal medicine physicians, geriatric medicine physicians, podiatrists, surgeons and vascular specialists. Learn more about our Wound Healing Center


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Clinical Research

Our physicians are actively engaged in national research programs. It's part of our commitment to offer exceptional heart care. In fact, we are the only hospital in the area participating in this high level of research. It's just one of the many ways treatment options at TMH are reaching new heights.  Our current clinical research includes:

Prevention & Detection

While the Tallahassee Memorial Heart & Vascular Center offers innovative treatments and the latest technology to care for heart conditions, prevention is our first focus. To reduce your risk for heart disease, it is important to eat healthy, be active, know your numbers and find you happy – all aspects in our TMH FOR LIFE wellness program. Through this program, you can learn healthy tips, hear about upcoming events and connect with community resources to help you to take charge of your overall health.

Want to understand your risk for heart disease? Complete our brief online risk assessment.


Contact Us

Tallahassee Memorial Heart & Vascular Center
1300 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308
850-431-2727

Our Providers

Allee James 243

James Allee, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Bachtel Michelle 912

Michelle Bachtel, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Baker Joseph 511

Joseph Baker, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
Batchelor Wayne 1092

Wayne Batchelor, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
Bavikati Venkata 2355

Venkata Bavikati, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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