Heart & Vascular

North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo is a Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Cardiac Care. Centers of Excellence are chosen based on quality, cost and total value.

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NMMC has been included in the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ annual study by IBM Watson Health™, which identifies top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services based on a balanced national scorecard of hospital performance metrics. The 2020 study included 989 U.S. hospitals with cardiovascular service lines. Based on comparisons between the study winners and a peer group of similar hospitals in the study, the winners delivered better outcomes while operating more efficiently and at a lower cost. Learn more

When deciding where to go for heart and vascular care, consider:

Physician Availability

The NMMC Heart & Vascular Institute in Tupelo offers access to nationally recognized physicians whenever you need them, day or night.


Our team includes cardiologists, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons, as well as nurses, technicians, therapists and others. Radiologists, pulmonologists and nephrologists provide support when needed.


Experience leads to expertise. More patients and procedures add up to fewer complications and better outcomes. NMMC has one of the most experienced programs in the region.


Since 1981, NMMC has pioneered many cardiac diagnostic and treatment technologies. NMMC was the first in the state to provide advanced cardiac mapping capabilities and one of the first in the nation to offer cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure. NMMC also offers drug-eluting stents and ASD/PFO closure.

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Make an Appointment

For an appointment with a heart or vascular specialist, call 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).