Cardiology at Greene County Medical Center
A cardiologist is an internal medicine expert in diseases of the heart and blood vessels, specializing in both prevention and treatment. Cardiologists may diagnose and treat conditions such as coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, abnormal heartbeats or arrhythmia, heart failure or diseases of the heart valves. Your primary care provider may refer you to a cardiologist if you are experiencing problems with your heart or blood vessels or experiencing chest pains, dizziness or shortness of breath. Greene County Medical Center is pleased to offer these services in Jefferson, providing our patients with ease of access to a crucial healthcare specialty.
Common Reasons to See a Cardiologist
Diagnosis and treatment of:
- Chest pain or discomfort (angina)
- Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
- Regularly high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart failure (cardiomyopathy)
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Heart disease during pregnancy
- Adult congenital heart disease
- Preventive cardiology
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Chest pains lead to battery of tests to help put Jefferson woman at ease.