Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and parts of the circulatory system as they relate to the heart. Cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions related to the cardiovascular system.
Heart doctors and clinics in Florida
When you need cardiovascular services, it can be really stressful, but you’re not alone.
You will probably have lots of questions, too, and the heart specialists in HCA Florida Physicians' network of providers across the state will help you get the answers. They will find out what's going on and then do everything they can to make it better. It may be as simple as setting up a diet and exercise program or as complicated as undergoing surgery, but our teams have expertise in all those things and more.
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Cardiovascular conditions we treat
Our specialists treat many different heart problems, including:
- Aortic aneurysm
- Aortic dissection
- Aortic stenosis
- Chest pain (angina)
- Coarctation of the aorta
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart disease
- Heart failure
- Marfan syndrome
- Mitral regurgitation
- Valvular abnormalities
- Vascular disease
Our cardiovascular treatments and services
We offer comprehensive cardiovascular services, ensuring you have access to the care that is right for you.
Heart screening and imaging
The first step to getting a healthier heart is for us to get a closer look at what's happening inside its chambers and valves. This gives us critical information that will inform both our diagnosis and allow us to create a truly personalized treatment plan.
That's why we offer advanced heart screening and imaging services, including everything from echocardiograms (echos) to stress tests.
Cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology
We are proud to be able to offer minimally invasive, interventional heart care, including cardiac catheterization procedures for both diagnostic and treatment purposes. We use these services to help you get back on your feet sooner, since they only use tiny incisions and involve thin, flexible catheters.
This approach lets us get ahead of your condition and avoid many of the long-term damages and risks associated with prolonged heart problems.
Heart arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) treatment
A heartbeat that is too fast, too slow or irregular in other ways can be uncomfortable, but it can also be more serious than that. This is because, over time, heart arrhythmias may put unnecessary stress on the heart. It's important to get this checked out and diagnosed early on so you can be treated properly (if treatment is needed at all).
We will help you with this, offering many different ways to diagnose and treat heart arrhythmias. We will ensure you understand your condition as well as what all your options are for treatment and care.
Structural heart care
Sometimes cardiac conditions or issues are related specifically to the structures in the heart and how they interact. So your heart's chambers or valves may be dysfunctioning or have certain defects present from birth (congenital). We treat these issues with even more specialized care in our structural heart programs.
These programs are staffed with surgeons and heart specialists who have extra training in treating heart structure disorders. We equip these teams with innovative technologies that allow them to swiftly and accurately treat structural problems. They will know just what to do to improve your heart's function and help you recover.
Because your heart and vascular system work so closely together, we have many vascular specialists in our cardiac teams. They are highly trained specifically in the vascular system.
Together with your cardiologist and other specialists, this expertise offers you a complete continuum of vascular care. This enables you to get the exact right treatment you need, whether you need help with spider veins, peripheral vascular disease or something else entirely.
Heart and vascular surgery
When you need treatments for heart and vascular issues, we will always offer you the least invasive methods first. This may include medications, physical therapy and cardiac rehabilitation or even the services of our cardiac catheterization laboratories (cath labs).
When this is the case, you will work with our expert cardiovascular, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons. Along with their teams, they will carefully walk you through the process and offer you safe, effective surgical heart care.
Our cardiology physicians and teams
One of the things that makes our programs unique is our collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to your heart care. This means we work closely with specialists in other fields while offering you heart doctors and specialists that include:
- Cardiothoracic surgeons
- Cardiovascular surgeons
- Interventional cardiologists
- Vascular specialists
- Cardiac rehabilitation specialists
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