Cardiology Procedures

Physicians at Orange Regional Medical Center performing a cardiac procedure to treat heart disease.

Cardiology Procedures

The Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center at Orange Regional Medical Center was the first in Orange County, New York to offer diagnostic, emergency and elective angioplasty to the community and surrounding areas. As Orange County’s heart care leader, our cardiovascular specialists perform several cardiac procedures, routinely conducted at the world’s finest medical centers.

To add to our level of expertise, we offer three highly equipped, state-of-the-art catheterization labs and are backed by an affiliation with Westchester Medical Center. This means that our cardiovascular physicians are part of the Westchester Medical program through a collaboration with Westchester Medical's cardiovascular leadership.

To ensure that the highest quality of care is delivered to our patients, our affiliation with Westchester Medical Center allows our specialists to extend their knowledge. Our partnership allows us to access years of in-depth knowledge Westchester Medical has with operating a first class, comprehensive interventional cardiology program. Additionally, it provides our patients with immediate access to experienced cardiac surgeons whenever surgery is necessary.

List of Cardiac Procedures

As Orange County’s heart care leader, our cardiovascular specialists perform several cardiac procedures, routinely conducted at the world’s finest medical centers.


Elective angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure where a catheter with a small balloon opens a blocked artery to supply your heart with the necessary blood.

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Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a pager-sized device implanted in your chest. It works by detecting and stopping dangerous, abnormal heartbeats.

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Intervascular Ultrasound

Intervascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a procedure performed along with cardiac catheterization for purposes of studying a patient’s coronary arteries.

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Post Cardiac Arrest Hypothermia

Post Cardiac Arrest Hypothermia is a procedure in which a patient’s body temperature is lowered to help reduce the risk of injury following cardiac arrest.

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Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

Interventional catheterization is a minimally invasive procedure where treatments, such as angioplasty, are performed to open a blocked artery. Learn more.

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Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) is the smallest long-term, insertable cardiac monitoring device for patients with recurrent fainting, heart palpitations.

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A pacemaker is a small device implanted in a patient’s chest or abdomen that uses electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat at a normal rate. Learn more.

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The Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center is proud to offer patients post-procedure support and help with lifestyle changes utilizing our exercise, diet and disease management programs.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Patient on an excercise machine in ORMC's Peter Frommer Heart Center cardiac rehabilitation center.Rehabilitation is a key component of your cardiac recovery. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive services to help you build a healthier heart. A physician referral is required to receive cardiac rehabilitation.  After your physician submits a referral package to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, our experienced team will contact you to schedule your individual, pre-program evaluation.

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Should you have any questions about your stay at Orange Regional Medical Center or about planning to visit a family or friend who is a patient, do not hesitate to contact us at 845-333-1000.

Healthy Heart Screenings

Get your heart screened and assessed for heart disease for free with our Healthy Heart Program. Upcoming Healthy Heart Screenings listed below. To register or for more information, call 845-342-7395