Cardiac Care

Our exemplary Cardiac Care Program, under the medical direction of esteemed cardiologist Dr. Gitendra Rajiyah helps patients recover from heart disease and/or cardiac-related surgery. The goals of the program include limiting the physical effects of cardiac illness, improving overall cardiovascular health and minimizing the need for re-hospitalization.

Dr. Gitendra Rajiyah, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He has been practicing medicine for more than three decades – working extensively with the geriatric population. Director of The Heart Center of The Oranges, he is affiliated with many area hospitals including St. Michael’s Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Rajah speaks English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Our cardiac patients benefit from:

  • Specialized Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Routine Visits & Clinical Supervision by Board Certified Cardiologists
  • LifeVest System Monitoring
  • Holter Monitoring
  • TPN & PPN Administration
  • IV Antibiotics
  • Stat Labs, X-Rays & EKGs
  • Echocardiograms
  • PICC Line Access
  • Port-A-Cath Access
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Cardiac Diet & Education
  • Family Education & Support
  • Post-Discharge Assistance & Follow-up
  • IV Diuretics
 Our individualized programs are designed, supervised and executed by a multidisciplinary team that works together to help each patient achieve their highest functional level of physical ability.

Our specialized staff includes:

  • CPR-BLS Certified Staff
  • IV Certified Nurses
  • 24 Hour RN Coverage
  • Physicians including Wound Care Specialist & Infectious Disease Physician
  • Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists
  • Full-Time Dietician
  • Psychologists/Psychiatrists
  • Podiatrist
  • Social Workers