Patients recovering from heart procedures such as surgery, cardiac bypass or stenting will spend time in the cardiac intensive care unit for observation and recovery.
Our staff at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital combines the latest technology with outstanding, patient-focused care to create the best possible healing environment and outcomes for our patients.
Why Ohio State?
- The Ross Heart Hospital provides state-of-the-art facilities for heart and vascular procedures, is a national leader for implanting ventricular assist devices (VADs) and houses the only adult heart transplant program in central Ohio
- Our cardiac ICU has been a consistent recipient of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence since 2009
- Patients and families appreciate our universal bed concept, where patients remain in the same room from admission to discharge, regardless of their critical care status
- Additionally, the Ross Heart Hospital was recognized in the 2013 survey by U.S.News & World Report as a leader in cardiology and heart surgery, ranking 36th out of nearly 5,000 hospitals around the country