Aortic Aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a weak spot in the wall of your aorta that can stretch and bulge like a balloon.


Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital [kuh n-jen-i-tl] heart disease (CHD) refers to a problem with the structure of the heart or the blood flow through the heart. CHD is the most common birth defect, affecting about 8 out of every 1,000 newborns. Its cause is usually unknown.

Aortic Disease

The aorta is your largest artery. It carries oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. It travels from your heart down through your belly (abdomen) before splitting into smaller arteries that go to your legs. When the aorta is damaged or weakened, it can no longer function properly and may cause seriously complication.

Aortic Dissection

An aortic dissection is a life-threatening event where the walls of the aorta, your largest blood vessel. tear and separate.


Aortic Ulcer and Hematoma

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Aortic Valve Stenosis

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Heart rhythm problems, also called arrhythmias, mean that your heartbeat is too fast, too slow, or irregular.


Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). It is caused by an abnormal rhythm in the upper chambers of the heart.

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Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale

An atrial septal defect and a patent foramen ovale are 2 types of holes in the wall (septum) of the heart. Many of these holes don’t need treatment because they are small and don’t cause symptoms or problems.

Bicuspid Aortic Valve

A bicuspid aortic valve is a congenital heart defect, present at birth, where the aortic valve has two leaflets instead of three.


Blood Clots

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Buergers Disease

Buerger’s disease is a rare disease that causes inflamed blood vessels in the arteries and veins of the arms and legs. It can also lead to blood clots (thrombi). This condition can damage or kill skin tissues and may lead to serious infections. Buerger’s disease is linked with tobacco use, including smoking cigarettes or using chewing tobacco.

Cardiac Diseases

Cardiac diseases, or conditions related to heart health, come in a variety of forms affecting how your heart pumps blood throughout your body. Some of these diseases include congenital heart disease (CHD), coronary artery disease, heart arrhythmias, and aortic aneurysms.

Carotid Artery Disease

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Chest Pain

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Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital heart disease (CHD) refers to a problem in the structure of the heart or the blood flow through the heart.

Connective Tissue Disorder and Blood Vessel Complications

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Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a narrowing of the coronary arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart muscle. Severe CAD can lead to angina (chest pain) and heart attack.


Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (also called DVT) is a blood clot (or thrombus) in the deep tissues of the body. Most DVTs develop in the veins of the leg.
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Familial Aortic Disease

Familial aortic disease is a medical condition that runs in families. It can cause a weak spot (aneurysm) to form in the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the body.

Genetic Heart Disease

Congenital heart disease (CHD) refers to a problem in the structure of the heart or the blood flow through the heart. CHD is the most common birth defect, affecting about 8 out of every 1,000 newborns. Its cause is usually unknown.


Heart Attack

If you suspect a heart attack, don't wait to get help. Call 911.


Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition in which your heart can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs. Key symptoms may include shortness of breath, a dry and hacking cough, weight gain, swelling, and fatigue.


Heart Valve Disease

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High Blood Pressure

If your arteries become narrow or hardened, the pressure of the blood inside goes up, causing high blood pressure (hypertension).

High Cholesterol

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Hyperhidrosis (Sweaty Palms)

Hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms) is a condition that causes excessive sweating, usually in the hands, feet, and armpits.


Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a form of heart disease where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick.


Marfan Syndrome

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Mitral Valve Regurgitation

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Patent Foramen Ovale

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a type of heart defect present since birth. The vast majority of people who have a PFO have no related health problems for their entire lives.


Pectus Excavatum

Pectus excavatum [PEK-tis EKS-kuh-VAH-tuhm] is a disorder where the sternum (breastbone) sinks into the chest because connective tissue can’t hold up the chest wall. If it is severe, the disorder can cause problems with the lungs and heart, and you or your child might need surgery.
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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a very rare condition that causes women to have serious heart problems during pregnancy, delivery, or several months after giving birth. Our heart failure cardiologists have special expertise in researching and treating PPCM.


Peripheral Artery Disease

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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disease, or PVD, affects the veins and arteries outside of your heart, including the legs and feet. PVD affects how oxygen is delivered to the heart, brain, or other organs and can be serious if left untreated. The most common types of peripheral vascular disease include deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and carotid artery disease.

Pulmonary Embolism

A blood clot that has broken loose is called an embolism. If it has travelled to the lungs, it’s called a pulmonary embolism.
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Renal Vascular Disease

Renal vascular disease is a condition that limits blood flow to the kidneys. It can be caused by a several different conditions and can lead to kidney disease or kidney failure.

Resistant Hypertension

Resistant hypertension is high blood pressure that is difficult to treat. Our non-invasive cardiologists have special expertise in diagnosing and treating resistant hypertension.


Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare condition where a coronary artery is blocked due to bleeding or tearing in the layers of the artery wall.


Structural Heart Disease

Structural heart disease is a problem with the structure of the heart tissue or valves. Some of these conditions don’t cause any symptoms, but others can cause problems including heart failure. Treatment includes monitoring, lifestyle changes, and surgery.

Superficial Venous Thrombosis

A superficial venous thrombosis, sometimes called VTE, is a blood clot existing in a vein close to the surface of the skin, commonly in the arms or legs.

Varicose Veins

Varicose [VAR-i-kohs] veins are twisted, enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. They most commonly occur in the legs and ankles.