Our Kansas City cardiology specialists can treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions. We’ll work with you to create a treatment and follow-up plan that fits your life and will help you live as fully as possible. Some of the conditions we treat include:
- Adult Congenital Heart Disease
- Arrhythmia (Abnormal heart rhythms)
- Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
- Chest Pain
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Attack
- Heart Palpitations
- Heart Valve Disease
- Lipid disorders (cholesterol)
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Shortness of breath
- Syncope (unexplained loss of consciousness)
- Vein Disease (i.e. varicose veins)
High Blood Pressure
Nearly half the adults in America have hypertension. It can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening conditions. Learn about your blood pressure reading and risk factors by watching the video below.
Heart attack, also called acute myocardial infarction or AMI, means that blood flow to part of the heart is blocked. That part of the heart muscle begins to die. Permanent damage and death can result quickly if blood flow is not restored. Heart attack is an emergency. The right care at the right time can save your life and help prevent further damage.
If you or someone you know might be having a heart attack, call 911 right away.
Heart Attacks in Women
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. A heart attack, a major sign of heart disease, can often present itself differently in women versus men. Learn the signs:
Over 900,000 new cases of heart failure are diagnosed each year. Heart failure means that your heart can’t pump blood to the rest of your body effectively. It’s usually a chronic condition that must be managed instead of cured. Learn more about heart failure by watching the video below.