The board-certified electrophysiologists (heart rhythm specialists) at Overlake’s Bob and Patty Edwards Arrhythmia Center offer advanced arrhythmia diagnosis and treatments. Our doctors use the latest technology in our electrophysiology (EP) labs to help thousands of Northwest residents improve heart function and live healthier lives.
Arrhythmias occur when your heart beats too fast, too slow or out of rhythm. In certain situations, the condition can be life-threatening, putting you at risk for blood clots, stroke, heart attacks and sudden death. Overlake is home to some of the nation’s top arrhythmia experts. We treat all types of arrhythmias, with exceptional outcomes that improve your quality of life.
Conditions we treat
Our doctors are experts at diagnosing and treating common arrhythmia problems like atrial fibrillation (AFib), as well as slow heart rhythms (bradycardia) like sick sinus syndrome and heart block that are more difficult to diagnose. Learn more about the types of arrhythmias we treat.
Advanced arrhythmia treatments
Different types of arrhythmias require unique treatment approaches. Our doctors use advanced technology in our EP labs to treat common to complex heart rhythm problems.
We specialize in ablations of complex arrhythmias. We also offer a full suite of heart rhythm devices including leadless pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Learn more about advanced arrhythmia treatments at Overlake.
Dedicated electrophysiology (EP) labs
An EP lab is a high-tech procedure room that is exclusively used to diagnose and treat heart rhythm disorders. Overlake is home to some of the region’s most advanced EP labs, where you receive care from experienced heart rhythm experts.
Arrhythmias occur when something affects the electrical impulses that control heart rate and rhythm. In our EP labs, our doctors test your heart’s electrical activity using advanced tools. This enables us to map electrical signals as they travel through the heart. In turn, we can pinpoint the cause of the arrhythmia and make an accurate arrhythmia diagnosis.
After diagnosis, our heart specialists develop a treatment plan that considers your unique anatomy and heart condition. Depending on your situation, you may benefit from medications or you may get a catheter ablation or heart rhythm device to restore proper heart rhythm.
Recognized for world-class care
You can feel confident that you will receive some of the nation’s best arrhythmia care at Overlake. We have an excellent track record of patient results, including fewer treatment complications, shorter hospital stays and lower hospital readmission rates than most other hospitals.
Our recognitions include:
- Aetna Institutes of Quality® facility for the comprehensive treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+® for expert cardiac care.
Personalized care, here in your community
Our doctors live and work in Bellevue and surrounding areas—just like you. We are your community hospital, but we’re also a hospital that doctors from areas outside the northwest, send their patients to when they have complex cardiac needs. We get to know each and every patient and their unique needs, and we’re here to answer all of your questions until you feel comfortable with your condition and your care. No matter where you’re coming from, we go out of our way to make your care as personal and convenient as possible.