Catheter Lab at Chester County Hospital

Advanced Heart Care

Your best heart care begins at Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital. No condition is considered too "high risk."

Heart Tracks Risk Assessment

Patients with cardiovascular disease and their families rely on Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital for local access to leading-edge heart and vascular care. No condition is too "high risk." We offer advanced care for a full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions, including arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, heart disease, hypertension, vascular disease, and more - with seamless access to the renowned expertise of the region's best clinicians, researchers and educators.

Our Heart and Vascular program offers the advanced technologies of a regional cardiovascular center paired with the concern and responsiveness of a community hospital.

As a national leader in basic science, research and clinical trials, Penn Heart and Vascular offers patients access to the latest treatment options before they are widely available elsewhere in the region.

With a fully integrated approach to cardiovascular care and disease prevention, our clinical services include preventative and consultative programs, as well as diagnostic imaging and testing, drug therapy, heart assist devices, and surgical treatment options that can be found at only a few centers across the country.

Expert cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons and sub-specialists offer patient-centered care using the most advanced treatment options and therapies available. Because Penn's cardiovascular clinicians also teach the next generation of leaders, they are not only well-versed in the latest clinical practices today, but also are developing promising treatment options for tomorrow. Being among the nation's leaders in heart and vascular research, Penn participates in the latest clinical trials that are on the forefront of innovation.


  • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Resuscitation 

  • Accredited for Cardiovascular Excellence for Cardiac Catheterization and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

  • Cath PCI Registry Participant
  • ACTION Registry Participant
  • ICD Registry Participant


Penn Heart and Vascular Center
Chester County Hospital

701 East Marshall Street, 2nd Floor
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 1.800.789.PENN (7366)

Explore Heart and Vascular Care at Chester County Hospital

Patient Experiences

Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital offers advanced care for a full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions, including arrhythmia, heart disease, vascular disease, and more.

Treatments and Procedures

Our multidisciplinary team offers advanced testing, procedures and preventive measures to determine the most effective treatment plan for each patient.

Specialized Heart Health Services

Our specialized programs, resources and facilities make us one of the region's top destinations for cardiovascular care.

Meet Our Team

Our surgeons, cardiologists and specialists have been recognized for excellence in cardiac care. They focus on the prevention, prompt diagnosis and state-of-the-art treatment of heart disease.

Care of Your Heart

Articles and resources to help you become a better caretaker for your heart.

Cardiovascular Physician Videos

View informative videos about cardiovascular topics featuring members of our Heart and Vascular team.

Heart Patient Stories

Real heart and vascular patients tell their stories about their experience with Chester County Hospital.

Featured Provider

Kurt J. Schillinger, MD, PhD

Electrophysiologist Kurt J. Schillinger, MD, is the Chief of the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Program at Chester County Hospital. He attended medical school at Baylor College where he also received a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology. His post-graduate training included an internship in Medicine, Residency in Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Schillinger completed a Post-Doctoral fellowship, studying determinants of the genomic adult cardiac conduction system. He then completed a Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Schillinger is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

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Upcoming Programs

Cardiovascular Heart Screenings Chester County

Cardiovascular Health Screenings

This comprehensive cardiovascular screening includes cholesterol and HDL testing, blood pressure, BMI, body fat percentage testing and more.