Our Coronary Heart Disease Program provides the leading therapies for the prevention, detection and treatment of the most common heart problem: atherosclerosis (narrowing of coronary arteries) and its consequences – coronary artery disease, heart attack, and angina.
Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease. Around 17 million Americans suffer from CAD. It's the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S.
Unfortunately, many people don't know they have it until the disease is fairly advanced. The first sign of CAD is often chest pain (angina) or a heart attack. Even with rapid treatment, advanced CAD can lead to heart failure and arrhythmia (irregular heart beat).
Despite these grim facts, most people can live full and rewarding lives with heart disease. The keys are paying attention to your symptoms, getting good medical care — and taking care of yourself.
Our program focuses on four important areas to help our patients with heart disease: