About The Heart Center

About Vascular Health Bakersfield CaThe Heart Center, founded in Bakersfield in 1992 by Dr. Vinod Kumar, provides effective and innovative treatments to patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions.

Our team at The Heart Center is committed to helping patients with cardiovascular disease live fuller, longer, and stronger lives. We endeavor to give patients and their families a better understanding of their heart conditions and help them take steps to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease.

Why do patients love The Heart Center?

We have a patient-centric approach at The Heart Center. It is our practice to work together with patients and their families to make sure decisions reflect patients’ needs and preferences.

Patients feel heard, respected, and empowered here. We encourage each of them to take an active role in their care.

Below are some of the common reasons people say they appreciate our facilities:

  • Comfortable, welcoming setting
  • Same- and next-day appointments available (a rarity in specialized care)
  • Doctors take the time to thoroughly explain things and answer questions
  • Well-trained, knowledgeable staff
  • Being able to get their procedures done at The Heart Center, without having to go to a cold, uninviting hospital
  • Our 9-in-1 Solution; their first appointment, diagnosis, and procedures take place in the same location
  • Access to the best heart treatments and diagnostics without having to go all the way to Los Angeles

Feel free to check out some of our testimonials.

Dr. Kumar

Dr. Kumar decided long ago to become a cardiovascular specialist because he has a deep passion for protecting and saving people from heart disease and preventing amputations. He has cultivated a culture of collaboration and excellence that is a standout in the industry.

A pioneer in cardiovascular health, Dr. Kumar has attended dozens of medical conferences, undergone extensive training in heart health, and has brought the best practices and equipment right here to Bakersfield.

Our World-Class Staff

We have handpicked some of the best minds in cardiac health from around the nation to join our team at The Heart Center. They, along with wound and vascular physicians, have partnered together to meet the needs of patients facing serious cardiac issues.

Our entire team shares Dr. Kumar’s vision of a heart-healthy, amputation-free Kern County. We are dedicated to keeping up with the latest technological and medical advancements in cardiac care and providing comprehensive service to every person that walks through our doors.

What types of conditions does The Heart Center treat?

We treat patients with all types of heart issues. Our specialties include General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology.

Our staff is trained in the latest techniques to diagnose and treat a wide range of cardiovascular illnesses such as:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • High Cholesterol
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart Attack

We offer testing and treatment using some of the most advanced procedures available in the industry. From EKGs, stress tests, and cardiovascular ultrasounds, to stenting, pacemakers, and angiograms, we can diagnose and treat any cardiac condition. Learn more about our services.

How do I schedule an appointment at The Heart Center?

We want to make things as easy as possible for our patients. Same-day appointment are available for your convenience, we accept most types of insurance.

Call our office at 855-VASCULAR (855-827-2852) or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.