New Name Reflects Breadth, Depth of Heart and Vascular Services

Apr 07, 2017
Brianna Pesek

RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 7, 2017) – Regional Health Heart and Vascular Institute is the new name for what used to be called Regional Heart Doctors.
“The new name – Regional Health Heart and Vascular Institute – encompasses the wide-range of services provided by our physicians and caregivers,” said Regional Health Senior Director of Cardiac Services Jeff Mengenhausen. “We believe the name change demonstrates our commitment to helping patients and communities live well by providing a comprehensive, high-quality heart and vascular program.”

The Institute combines clinical quality, research, and state-of-the-art technology, which improves patient outcomes and enables us to provide a continuum of care for patients and families throughout the Black Hills.

The Regional Health Heart and Vascular Institute incorporates four essential components to its program that include: The Heart and Vascular Clinic, Heart Lung, and Vascular Surgery, Black Hills Cardiovascular Research, and the new Spearfish Queen City Cardiac Services Clinic. For additional information about the services provided at the Regional Health Heart and Vascular Institute, call 605-755-4300 or visit

Regional Health
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies. For more information, please visit

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Brianna Pesek  
Communications Associate
Strategic Marketing and Communications
O: 605-755-9166