Preventive Heart Care and Wellness
When it comes preventing, diagnosing and treating serious cardiac issues, there's no better team than the specialists at Piedmont Heart.
To diagnose and help prevention serious heart issues, our cardiologists work with each patient, reviewing key personal data – like family history, age and key heart health measures – to develop a custom approach to ensuring strong heart health and the prevention of cardiac diseases. We use a variety of tests and tools to help gauge overall cardiovascular health, including consultations, cardiovascular imaging and preventive imaging. From there, our experts can help design a program to help prevent cardiovascular issues from developing, even employing programs you may not typically think of when you think of heart health, like sleep studies and treatments for sleep disorders.
If you are diagnosed with a heart condition, you're in good hands. Our cardiac care physicians and medial specialists has deep experience in the latest treatment approaches to treating heart disease. The team will explain every available treatment option and will tailor a program to fit your individual needs.
At the end of the day, our general and preventative cardiac care experts are focused on one thing – keeping you and your heart as healthy as possible.
- Advanced cholesterol screening
- Genetic and metabolic testing
- Urine analysis
- Advanced imaging
- Chest X-ray
- Calcium CT scoring – non-invasive procedure to evaluate calcium levels in the arteries
- CT angiography – CT imaging with contrast dye, for those patients who would benefit from contrast imaging
- MRI – requires no radiation; can be used for people with no heart disease symptoms
Designed for patients who have recently experienced a cardiac event or have multiple risk factors for heart disease, our cardiac rehabilitation program combines prescriptive exercise with risk factor modification educational services. You will learn about:
- Strengthening your heart
- Reducing your risk of future heart problems
- Improving your overall health
- Exercising safely
- Eating heart-healthful
- Minimizing your stress
Enrollment requires referral from your physician by phone 404.605.1834 or fax 404.367.3580.
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, affecting more than half a million women each year. We offer services to help prevent, diagnose and treat all forms of cardiovascular disease in women, using the latest disease recommendations and national guidelines available today.
To learn more about our Women's Heart Program - click here.