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Heart attack

A heart attack is an emergency medical condition that occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked or stopped by a buildup of plaque, excess fat and cholesterol. This can be fatal, so you should always seek emergency medical care if you think you are experiencing a heart attack.

Heart attack treatment in Wichita, Kansas

When your heart health is at stake, it's important to take immediate action.

Experiencing a heart emergency can be frightening, but our experts are here to deliver fast, effective care. We also offer follow up care after a heart attack so that you can get back to your life.

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If you are experiencing heart attack symptoms, call 911.

Although the services at our neighborhood hospital are offered in a more intimate environment than most city hospitals, we have the advanced technology, high quality amenities and expert healthcare providers of any urban medical center. 

Heart attack symptoms

People may or may not experience early signs of a heart attack. Symptoms may come and go until they become constant and/or severe. Knowing the following symptoms and taking action early could save a life.

Signs of a heart attack include:

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Chest pressure
  • Fluttering in the chest
  • Chest heaviness
  • Tightness in the chest or throat
  • Left shoulder or arm pain
  • Left jaw pain
  • Irregular/racing heartbeat
  • Pain between the shoulder blades

Expert heart attack treatment

Our emergency care physicians and cardiologists are readily available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to care for incoming heart attack patients. 

Arriving at our ER

Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER offers door-side parking, and our single-story layout makes it easy for patients and family members to get around the facility quickly.

Please use our emergency entrance on the southeast side of our building upon seeking care at Wesley Woodlawn. We have a pull-around area for patients to be dropped off. Patient parking is available outside the ER entrance, and parking is free. 

Visitor accommodations

There is a waiting area with outlets and free Wi-Fi for guests.

Our Heart attack Locations

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Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER
2610 N Woodlawn St
Wichita, KS 67220
 (316) 858 - 2610

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Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER
2610 N Woodlawn St
Wichita, KS 67220
 (316) 858 - 2610
Wesley Medical Center
550 N Hillside St
Wichita, KS 67214
 (316) 962 - 2000

3.2 miles