Heart and Vascular

Keep your cardiac care close to home.

Meet our experienced and dedicated team of cardiologists, nurses, and technologists now better able to evaluate problem areas and the extent of cardiac damage and establish care plans to mitigate or reverse cardiac damage for you or a loved one.

Peterson Health’s Heart and Vascular offers, patient-focused health care using the best equipment and technology to provide the following:

  • Prevention
  • Education
  • Noninvasive testing
  • Diagnostic catheterization
  • Interventional radiology

Big city services right here at home…Peterson’s Cardiac Catheterization/Interventional Radiology department (CCIR) is designed to diagnose and treat patients with heart disease and identify vascular system blockages.  If you’re experiencing chest pain, your doctor might recommend this minimally invasive procedure to identify narrow or blocked arteries and evaluate how well your heart is working.  Cardiac Catheterization can help doctors locate exactly where the blockage is and determine the best course of treatment.  Click here to learn more about Cardiac Catheterization.

If you have questions or concerns on any of our cardio services, contact your physician or our Heart and Vascular staff at 830.258.7409.

Advanced Vascular Surgery

Let Your Legs Do the Talking

Chronic leg pain should never be ignored. Besides limiting quality of life, leg pain may be caused by a serious underlying vascular condition. Our Vascular Surgery team, lead by Dr. Edward Erb, is able to provide leading-edge treatment and technology right here – so there’s no need to travel for life-saving care.


Dr. Edward Erb has been serving the needs of vascular patients since 2001. A trainer of medical students, general surgery residents and Vascular Surgery Fellows, Dr. Erb is experienced in all aspects of vascular diseases and is highly experienced in treatments of the following conditions:

Treatments for:

  • Varicose veins and spider veins
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Venous ulcer
  • Carotid artery blockages and stroke prevention
  • Claudication
  • Limb-threatening artery blockages
  • Raynauds
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Renal and mesentric artery stenting
  • Repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Extremity (leg) artery bypass
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Hemodialysis Access

Learn more about Dr. Erb here and call 830.258.6236 to schedule your vascular screening.

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