Heart Service

HEART SERVICES


We offer the following in the Office Setting:

  • Consultative Cardiology
          Focusing on treatment and prevention of heart disease
  • EKG (Electrocardiogram)
          Checks for problems with the electrical activity of the heart
  • Echocardiogram (echo)
          Uses sound waves to create a picture of the heart
  • Stress test
          Gathers information about how the heart works while walking on a treadmill
  • Nuclear stress test
          Assesses blood flow to the heart
  • Monitoring Anticoagulant Therapy
          Monitors blood thinners
  • Holter Monitoring
          Monitors heart beat to diagnose arrhythmias
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
          Uses ultrasound to create a picture of the abdominal aorta
  • Pacemaker/Defibrillator Clinic
          Quarterly/Semi-Annual Evaluation of Devices
  • Vascular Ultrasound/Doppler
          Uses ultrasound to produce images of the carotids and leg arteries

We offer the following in the Hospital Setting:

  • Emergency management of heart attacks, vascular emergencies
  • Routine and emergency consultation on cardiac patients
  • Emergency and routine implantation of Pacemakers and ICD’s
  • Placement of stents in heart , leg and neck arteries
  • Transesophageal echocardiograms:
          An ultrasound probe placed in the esophagus to create detailed pictures of the heart
  • Cardioversion:
          A procedure in which a brief electrical shock is given to restore a fast or irregular heartbeat to normal rhythm
  • Stress tests