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."

Patients with cardiovascular disease and their families rely on Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA 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 Philadelphia region's best clinicians, researchers and educators.

Our Heart and Vascular program offers residents of Chester County, PA and nearby communities the advanced technologies of a world-class 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

  • American Heart Association Heart Failure Quality Achievement Award

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

  • Accredited Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

  • HeartCARE Center Designation from the American College of Cardiology

  • Blue Distinction® Centers for Cardiac Care – 2018

  • AHA-GWTG Stroke Gold Plus Award

  • AHA-GWTG CAD Participant

  • AHA-GWTG Resuscitation Participant

  • AHA-GWTG Heart Failure Participant

  • 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.

Heart and Vascular Nurse Navigators

Heart and Vascular Nurse Navigators at Chester County Hospital are available to educate, support and guide you through every aspect of your care and recovery.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Chester County Hospital's comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed to help patients with cardiac medical conditions recover faster, become stronger, and return to an independent, productive lifestyle.

Chest Pain Center

As an accredited Chest Pain Center, our goal at Chester County Hospital is to significantly reduce the mortality rate of patients by teaching the public to recognize and react to the early symptoms of a possible heart attack, reduce the time that it takes to receive treatment, and increase the accuracy and effectiveness of treatment.

Arrhythmia Program

Do you have an irregular heartbeat? At Chester County Hospital, our team of cardiologists and electrophysiologists are skilled in treating difficult or persistent arrhythmias that are resistant to medication or have failed previous attempts at treatment.

The Heart Valve Center

The Heart Valve Center at Chester County Hospital provides single-center access to interdisciplinary treatment for nearly every disorder affecting the cardiac valves at every stage of the disease.

Specialized Heart Health Services

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

Meet Our Heart & Vascular 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.

Featured Provider

Kurt J. Schillinger, MD, PhD

Dr. Schillinger is Chief of the Arrhythmia Program at Chester County Hospital. He received a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine where he also received a PhD in molecular biology. He completed his internship and residency in medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). In addition, Dr. Schillinger completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease and a subspecialty fellowship in electrophysiology at HUP. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology. Dr. Schillinger sees patients at Chester County Cardiology's Kennett Square and West Chester offices.
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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.