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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Montana and the nation. Every day, Logan Health works to keep our community’s hearts beating strong. Through prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, we’re helping cardiac patients in our region achieve a rewarding quality of life while controlling the negative effects of heart disease.

Treating existing cardiac conditions is one of the greatest challenges to modern medicine. The good news is that Logan Health is ready to meet these challenges head-on with lifesaving technologies, advanced surgical procedures, and specialized courses of therapy. All are delivered in a caring environment by a team of dedicated professionals. With recent developments in the areas of rapid diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks, health care providers are now more empowered than ever to stop heart attacks before they cause permanent damage.

Our Heart, Lung & Vascular Services

Helping patients get back to the business of living is one of the most rewarding aspects of our work at Logan Health. Our cardiologists, pulmonologists, and rehabilitation specialists are here to provide support and guidance, leading patients on the road to a full recovery:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Vascular Care
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Echocardiography Lab
  • Coronary CT – Angiography (CCTA)
  • Electrophysiology

The Vascular Center

Logan Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine – HeritageThe Vascular Center at Logan Health Medical Center is focused on early identification and treatment for patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The Vascular Center offers many diagnostic tools for your doctor to check for PAD. Treatments for PAD may include lifestyle changes, drug therapies, exercise therapy, endovascular approaches (such as stenting), surgery and more.

What is PAD?
PAD occurs when there is a narrowing of the blood vessels outside of your heart. The cause of PAD is atherosclerosis. This happens when plaque, a substance made up of fat and cholesterol, builds up on the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the arms and legs. The plaque causes the arteries to narrow or become blocked. This can reduce or stop blood flow, usually to the legs, causing them to hurt or feel numb. If severe enough, blocked blood flow can cause tissue death. If this condition is left untreated, a foot or leg may need to be amputated.

Risk Factors for PAD

  • If you smoke, you have an especially high risk for PAD.
  • If you have diabetes, you have an especially high risk for PAD.
  • People with high blood pressure or high cholesterol are at risk for PAD.
  • People who are obese are at risk for PAD.

Symptoms of PAD

  • Leg pain that does not go away when you stop exercising
  • Foot or toe wounds that won’t heal or heal very slowly
  • Gangrene
  • A marked decrease in the temperature of your lower leg or foot, particularly compared to the other leg or to the rest of your body

For More Information
For more information about PAD, talk to your physician or call (406) 257-8992.

Rehab & Recovery

Helping patients get back to the business of living is one of the most rewarding aspects of our work at Logan Health. We’re here to put you on the road to a full recovery.

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac rehabilitation provides monitored exercise and risk factor management for individuals recovering from a heart attack, heart surgery, heart transplant, valve surgery, stable angina or a catheterization procedure.

The program is coordinated by a team of two medical directors, cardiology and pulmonology physicians, ‘clinical’ exercise physiologists, wellness coaches, and respiratory therapists. Cardiac rehabilitation promotes daily exercise, a balanced diet, risk factor reduction and stress management. Care is individualized based on diagnosis, medications, current physical status and the physician’s recommendations. All education classes are held in a conference room at the medical fitness center and are free. Patients may also qualify for our SETPAD (Supervised Exercise Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease) program, as well.

For more information, call (406) 751-4504

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pulmonary rehabilitation helps you to live an active life within the limitations of your lungs. Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an outpatient program designed for those diagnosed with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This program focuses on supervised exercise classes and education about your lung condition to help patients reduce and control breathing difficulties and other symptoms, as well as learn more about this disease, treatment options, and chronic disease coping strategies.

A physician referral and pulmonary function test completed within the last year are required. Most insurances cover pulmonary rehabilitation.

For more information call (406) 751-4504 or (406) 751-4514 

Outpatient Therapeutic Respiratory Care
For patients who have lung disease, such as asthma, emphysema or chronic bronchitis, outpatient therapeutic respiratory care offers exercise and education designed to strengthen the respiratory muscles and the muscles of the arms, trunk and legs. Once enrolled in the program, patients work with a team of pulmonary rehabilitation specialists who will tailor the program to meet their specific needs

A referral is needed from your physician documenting your diagnosis, need and reason for breathing retraining.  Pulmonary function test required.  Most insurance companies will cover respiratory rehabilitation services.  Please call our team at 751-4514 or 751-4504 for more information.

Community Health Promotion Classes
Taking the fight against heart disease into our community is a vital part of our mission. We work in partnership with other local, regional and national programs that are dedicated to spreading the word about heart-healthy living. Healthy Living at The Summit Medical Fitness Center offers a variety of health promotion classes, including:

  • HeartSaver first aid
  • HeartSaver CPR
  • HeartSaver adult/child CPR
  • Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings
  • Nutrition consultation

For more information about community health promotion classes and screenings, call (406) 751-4500

Locations

Logan Health - Conrad

Logan Health - Conrad

805 Sunset Blvd.
Conrad, MT 59425
(406) 271-3211
Logan Health - Cut Bank

Logan Health - Cut Bank

802 Second Street SE
Cut Bank, MT 59427
(406) 873-2251
Logan Health - Shelby

Logan Health - Shelby

640 Park Avenue, Box 915
Shelby, MT 59474
(406) 434-3200
Logan Health - Whitefish

Logan Health - Whitefish

1600 Hospital Way
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 863-3500
Logan Health Heart & Lung

Logan Health Heart & Lung

350 Heritage Way, Suite 2100
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 257-8992
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Logan Health Specialty Care – Columbia Falls

Logan Health Specialty Care – Columbia Falls

500 12th Ave W, Suite 1C
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 607-4482
Logan Health Surgery Center – Polson

Logan Health Surgery Center – Polson

106 Ridgewater Drive, Suite B
Polson, MT 59860
(406) 858-8205
Logan Health Medical Center

Logan Health Medical Center

310 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 752-5111

Contact Us

Cardiology, Pulmonology and Electrophysiology
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (406) 257-8992
Fax: (406) 257-8996

Cardiac Surgery
Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (406) 751-6231
Fax: (406) 751-6232

Sleep Medicine
Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (406) 257-8979
Fax: (406) 257-8996
Mask fittings and CPAP equipment adjustments are available by appointment. Most sleep studies are conducted in the evenings by appointment.

Lung Cancer Screening Hotline
(406) 212-1739

Give us a call

Do you have a general question? Our team has detailed answers. We are standing by to help you and your caregiver with questions about our care, what is available at Logan Health Heart & Lung and how we can help you. (406) 257-8992

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