Ascension's heart, lung and vascular care experts are taking a leadership role in preventing heart and lung disease.


Because heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, knowing how to take care of yourself and where to go if you develop cardiovascular problems could save your life.

Premier Facilities

Ascension Heart, Lung & Vascular Center in Appleton and Oshkosh are the most extensive centers for heart and lung testing, treatment, rehabilitation and preventive care in Northeast Wisconsin. We offer the latest in cardiology techniques, drugs and interventions for patients of all ages. Plus, Ascension hospitals in Appleton, Oshkosh and Chilton feature state-of-the-art emergency services, including specially-trained nurses and on-call cardiac doctors 24 hours per day. To learn more about our facilities use the links to the right.

Team of Specialists

Our expert board-certified cardiologists, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, specially-trained and certified nurses, technicians and other medical professionals use the latest technology for diagnosing and treating cardiac problems. They work as a team with your personal doctor to bring you the most advanced care possible.

Lifestyle Consultations

Ascension cardiologists provide lifestyle consultations with patients and family members. They offer technical expertise in all diagnostic and treatment procedures and provide the information necessary for making the best medical decisions.

Treatments and Services

Treatment options include the following:

  • arrhythmia ablation procedures
  • risk factor modification
  • angioplasty and stent placement
  • cardioversion
  • implantable defibrillator
  • pacemaker

Tests and Procedures

Ascension heart and lung care services offer non-invasive testing, cardiac catheterization, interventions, cardiac surgery and specialized nursing care to help return patients to healthier lifestyles. Our staff works together with you, your family and your doctor to develop a personalized care plan that’s right for you and your heart.

  • aortic aneurysm scanning
  • arrhythmia detection and management
  • carotid artery duplex scanning
  • coronary angiography (cardiac catheterization
  • echocardiology
  • EKG
  • electrophysiology
  • event recorder
  • heart scan
  • holter monitor
  • nuclear stress testing
  • tilt-table testing
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • treadmill stress testing

Patient Testimonials

Brian Nagler, Mercy Medical Center patient, talks about his experience with heart disease and how Dr. Ringwala and the Ascension Mercy staff helped him get on the right path to heart health.

Tim Crowe, Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital patient, talks about his experience with heart disease and how Dr. Nowak and the Asceson St. E's staff helped him get on the right path to heart health.

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1506 S. Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54915
(920) 738-2000

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