Heart & Vascular Hospital

UNC REX is building a world-class heart and vascular hospital on its Raleigh campus that will provide treatment, rehabilitation, education, and prevention in one centrally-located facility.

The facility will be an eight story, 114-bed tower that consolidates REX's heart, vascular and stroke services in one location.  

The Heart and Vascular Hospital, backed by UNC Health Care and staffed by Wake County’s leading physicians, will be the hub of a premier heart and vascular program in the Southeast. Advanced technology will join with the skilled and compassionate people, creating health care that is unrivaled in our market and on par with the preeminent programs in the country. The facility is scheduled to open early in 2017.

Services and Treatments

Services include:

  • 72 Step Down/Telemetry Beds
  • 20 CVICU beds
  • 22 Acuity Adaptable Beds

Diagnostic and Treatment procedure space includes:

  • 6 Cath Labs - 4 Cardiac and 2 Vascular
  • 2 Electrophysiology Labs
  • 2 Interventional Radiology Labs
  • 10 bed PACU
  • 48 bed Prep Recovery Unit

Other Services include:

  • Café
  • Conference Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Sacred Space
  • Resource Library
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology Clinic
  • Simulation Lab
  • Inpatient Pharmacy
  • Outpatient Pharmacy
  • Inpatient Dialysis Care

Call 911

If you or a loved one is experiencing signs of a heart attack or stroke, call 911 immediately.

Patient Stories


Joy recalls how the nurses and physicians at UNC REX Healthcare saved her life when she woke up with heart pain in the middle of the night.

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