Photo of Slim Marlar. Text reads, "They saved my life."

Maury Regional Heart Services

As southern Middle Tennessee's only Heart Center, Maury Regional Medical Center provides a vast array of cardiac services that include interventional procedures as well as pacemaker and defibrillator implants. Physicians are members of Vanderbilt Heart-Columbia and Ascension Saint Thomas Heart Columbia who are complemented by a highly skilled and experienced team that strives to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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rECOGNIZED FOR Cardiac care

The logo from the American College of Cardiology for Chest Pain Center.Maury Regional Medical Center is recognized as a Chest Pain Center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology and holds certification in the treatment of heart failure from The Joint Commission. 

Maury Regional encourages those in the community to make an informed choice about health care decisions. View additional ratings in the quality section of our website.


Call 911 immediately if you or someone nearby is experiencing:

  • Chest discomfort such as pressure, tightness or pain
  • Discomfort in other parts of upper body (arm, jaw, back, or neck)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Nausea, light-headedness, or cold sweat

Women and Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, ninety percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease. Learn more.

hear from a patient

"From the nurse at the front desk of the ER to the cath lab staff, they knew exactly what was going on and exactly what to do. I believe had it not gone that way, there was a fairly significant risk of dying on the spot or having significant heart damage. I had neither of those occur, thankfully, and it was because of the excellent work of the staff at Maury Regional." -- Slim Marlar

Slim Marlar, an Air Force veteran and Lynnville, Tennessee, resident, was suffering from a heart attack when he arrived at the Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) Emergency Department in March of 2023. After receiving lifesaving care in the MRMC cardiac catheterization laboratory, he's back to his normal, active lifestyle. He's also had help from the catheterization laboratory in getting re-certified to fly.

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