Cardiology

The cardiologist is a specialist in diseases of the heart. The Cardiology Department at Health Shield Medical Center provides highly specialized medical care to patients with heart diseases, diagnosing and treating conditions such as a heart attack, heart failure and arrhythmia (heart rhythm disturbance).

The cardiologist may also use specialized equipment such an electrocardiograph to measure the heart’s electrical impulses or a chest x-ray.

  • Evaluation and management of chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness and syncope.
  • Preventive cardiology with focus on early detection of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).
  • Specialized management and follow up of arterial hypertension, lipid disorders, Diabetes Mellitus and their complications.
  • Management of CAD and Post Coronary Artery Bypass grafting.
  • Cardiomyopathies management (Hypertrophic/Dilated).
  • Evaluation and management of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).
  • Arrythmia management and follow up.
  • Anticoagulation management and follow up.
  • Valvular Heart Disease diagnosis and management.
  • Carotid Artery Disease and Peripheral Vascular Disease primary prevention and treatment.
  • Post stroke care.
  • Venous disorders evaluation and management (including varicose veins, venous insufficiency, thrombophlebitis and Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)).
  • Occupational Cardiovascular medical checkup.
  • Cardiovascular check-up and investigations for various local and international insurance companies.
  • Stress test
  • Doppler Echocardiography
  • Holter monitoring electrocardiograph (ECG)
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring electrocardiograph or a chest x-ray.
  • 2D Echocardiography + Doppler Study
  • Electrocardiography (ECG) and Rhythm study
  • Exercise Stress test
  • Ambulatory Holter monitor for cardiac rhythm abnormalities (ECG Holter)
  • Ambulatory Blood pressure monitoring
  • Cardiac CT Angiography review in collaboration with the Radiology Department
  • Cardiac Catheterization review and decision making for revascularization procedures versus medical treatment in collaboration with Interventional Cardiologist.