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Cardiology Consultation Specialist

Corrielus Cardiology

Cardiologist located in Philadelphia, PA

Looking after your heart is critical for good health and a longer life, and a cardiology consultation can help you keep your heart in the best possible shape. If you're looking for the best ways to care for your heart, board-certified cardiologist Sanul Corrielus, MD, MBA, FACC, and his team at Corrielus Cardiology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, can help. They provide comprehensive cardiology consultations that identify your risk factors for heart disease and help you reduce your chances of experiencing serious cardiac problems. Call Corrielus Cardiology to schedule a consultation, or book an appointment online today.

Cardiology Consultation

What is a cardiology consultation?

A cardiology consultation is a critical aspect of your overall health care. At Corrielus Cardiology, the team performs comprehensive cardiology consultations, where you have the opportunity to discuss your heart health concerns and learn more about your risk of developing heart disease.

At your cardiology consultation, your provider evaluates your risk factors for heart disease, including current heart function, family history, and lifestyle habits. This assessment can often provide an early diagnosis that saves you from developing serious complications.

If you do have any heart problems, attending a cardiology consultation enables treatment to begin early. That means you can manage your condition using more conservative approaches.

What happens at a cardiology consultation?

During your cardiac consultation, your provider performs a thorough physical examination to assess your overall health and your risk for developing heart disease. They also review your medical history and any current medications you're taking.

Your provider needs to know about your lifestyle habits, diet, and daily activities, as these can be key indicators for assessing your risk of heart disease. You can discuss any specific cardiac concerns you have and any heart-related symptoms you're experiencing.

Your provider also conducts any necessary testing to gain a better understanding of the current condition and function of your heart, including:

  • Heart rhythm tests
  • Rate of blood flow
  • Evaluation of lipid levels
  • Blood glucose measurements
  • Blood pressure readings

Corrielus Cardiology's wellness center has a comprehensive menu of noninvasive cardiac testing capabilities. You may also need to participate in diagnostic tests such as an echocardiogram, Doppler ultrasound, electrocardiogram (EKG), or noninvasive stress testing.

These tests evaluate the blood flow to and from your heart and your heart's electrical activity, giving your provider valuable information about your cardiac health and your likelihood of developing heart complications in the future.

What is the outcome of a cardiology consultation?

Following your cardiology consultation at Corrielus Cardiology, your provider uses the results of your cardiac testing and evaluation to determine your treatment. 

The goal is to implement a treatment plan that lowers your risk of the consequences of heart disease, which ultimately could include heart attack and sometimes death.

You might need to make some modifications to your lifestyle, such as losing weight, avoiding tobacco and alcohol, and exercising more. Some patients may need medications to better regulate heart health.

If you have more serious heart problems or you're experiencing the advanced stages of heart disease, you might require interventional treatment.

Whatever 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. Their integrative approach values your overall wellness and quality of life.

To schedule your cardiology consultation, call Corrielus Cardiology today or book an appointment online.