Outpatient Services

Outpatient ServicesThe Cardiology Outpatient Clinic is located on the 5th floor in the Lester Z. Lieberman Center for Ambulatory Care. All services are available by appointment Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. While a primary cardiologist follows each patient's case, the collective expertise of all the cardiologists is available to every patient. The department is staffed by a team of experienced cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and many other cardiac and medical technicians.

The following services are provided within the Cardiology clinic:

• Outpatient consultation and follow-up visits
• Echocardiograms
• EKGs
• Event recordings
• Holter monitoring
Pacemaker analysis and programming
Exercise testing
Fetal echocardiograms and prenatal consultation

Patients scheduled for cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac catheterization are also evaluated in the Cardiology clinic. During the pre-admission visit, the patient's medical history is reviewed and a physical examination is performed or updated. Blood tests, EKG, and chest x-ray are usually ordered and completed in the same session. In addition, a tour of the facilities with age-appropriate explanations for child-patient helps to allay much of the anxiety or concerns they might have before their surgery.

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