Cardiovascular consultation is a critical aspect of your overall healthcare. As part of our cardiology services at Corrielus Cardiology, we offer comprehensive cardiac consultations to allow patients to discus their cardiac concerns as well as understand their specific risk factors for heart disease. Most importantly, by evaluating risk factors for heart disease, including family history, lifestyle habits, current heart function and others, we can often provide an early diagnosis that can save patients from serious complications and allow them to treat their heart condition more conservatively.
During the cardiac consultation, Dr. Corrielus will evaluate your past medical history and perform a thorough physical examination to assess your overall health and your risk for developing heart disease. We will also conduct necessary cardiac testing to gain a better understanding of the current condition and function of your heart, including rate of blood flow, heart rhythm and more. Our Philadelphia wellness center is equipped with a full menu of non-invasive cardiac testing capabilities. You may be asked to participate in diagnostic tests such as echocardiography, EKG or stress testing, which gives Dr. Corrielus valuable information about your cardiac health and your susceptibility for future heart complications.
To prepare yourself for a consult with Dr. Corrielus, please have your past medical records ready and plan to discuss your family health history and current medications you are taking. In addition, be prepared to disclose your lifestyle habits, dietary habits and daily activities, as these can be key indicators for assessing your risk for heart disease. You will also be given the opportunity to discuss your specific cardiac concerns, including any heart-related symptoms you are experiencing.
The results of your cardiac testing and evaluation will be used to determine your treatment plan. Our goal with each patient is to implement a treatment plan that will lower their risk for the dismal consequences of heart disease, which include heart attack and even death. For some patients, treatment may include lifestyle modifications such as losing weight, avoiding tobacco and alcohol or exercising more. Other patients may need medications to regulate better heart health or they may require more interventional treatment for advanced stages of heart disease. Regardless of your level of risk for heart disease or the current condition of your heart, you can trust Corrielus Cardiology to provide top quality cardiovascular care with an integrative approach that values your overall wellness and quality of life.
To schedule your cardiac consultation with Dr. Corrielus in Philadelphia, please contact our office today to schedule an appointment. We value the opportunity to guide patients towards a healthier, longer life that is free of heart disease.