How well your heart is doing is critical to your overall health. When your primary care provider recommends you visit a cardiologist, you should schedule an appointment as soon as possible. A cardiologist will be able to assess your risk of heart disease and other conditions and provide you with periodic screenings and treatment to prevent possible symptoms. At St. Lawrence Health, our team of cardiac specialists provides a wide range of diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic options in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Our clinical professionals have expertise in all areas of adult cardiology, as well as in offering pediatric diagnostic services.
The cardiac team with St. Lawrence Health can provide diagnostic testing and inpatient or outpatient treatment for a wide range of conditions, including:
If the experts at St. Lawrence Health cannot treat your heart condition, we will connect you with our Rochester Regional Health colleagues to ensure the most accurate, comprehensive treatment possible.
Our advanced diagnostic procedures include CT angiography, exercise stress testing, nuclear stress testing with Cardiolite imaging during exercise and/or with pharmacologic stress, radionuclide ventriculography, transesophageal echocardiography, 2-dimensional echocardiography, 3-dimensional echocardiography, exercise and dobutamine echocardiography, and electroencephalogram (EEG) testing to evaluate brain waves for seizure disorders.
Pediatric EKG/ECHO services are available, and St. Lawrence Health is affiliated with Crouse Hospital Pediatric Cardiology for interpretations.
Your cardiologist will choose the right test(s) and/or procedure(s) for your symptoms and heart concerns, ensuring an accurate diagnosis and a personalized treatment plan.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a program made for people in recovery from a serious heart issue. Programs like this combine education, exercise, and emotional support to help deepen your understanding of how heart disease works and what you can do at home to help keep your heart healthy.
The Cardiac Rehab program is located at Massena Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, Massena. A patient can enroll with a referral from their provider. Services are offered Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 5:00pm.
You should schedule an appointment with a cardiologist if:
Please schedule an appointment at one of our cardiology locations if you have questions, concerns, or have been directed to do so by your primary care provider.
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