Preventative Cardiology

Preventative Cardiology services offered in Upper West Side Manhattan, New York, NY

Preventative Cardiology services offered in Upper West Side Manhattan, New York, NY

Preventive cardiology helps your heart and blood vessels stay healthy and functional even if you have multiple risk factors for heart disease. At Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, Haleh Milani, MD, FACC, and the team offer risk assessments, weight management services, and other preventive services to protect you from heart disease. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book your preventive care visit online today.

What is preventive cardiology?

Preventive cardiology, a subspecialty of cardiology, focuses on both helping you avoid heart conditions and detecting them early if they should develop. This is when cardiovascular conditions are often most treatable or even reversible without needing major medical care.

Some common risk factors for cardiovascular diseases that you can address through preventive cardiology are:

  • Smoking
  • An unhealthy diet
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Obesity
  • A sedentary lifestyle

There are also uncontrollable factors like your genetics and age.

Many cardiovascular conditions appear without any symptoms, and you may not be aware of them until you suffer a major medical event like a heart attack. Talk to your provider at Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians about your own risk factors and whether you should consider preventive cardiology services.

Which services does preventive cardiology include?

Preventive cardiology is highly personalized and can reduce your risk of many forms of heart disease. Your provider reviews your personal medical history and asks a variety of questions about your habits and diet.

Some preventive services you can get at Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians are:

  • Comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Cholesterol management
  • Cardiac imaging tests
  • Nutrition services
  • Weight management services
  • A personalized cardiac rehabilitation program

Your provider builds an individualized prevention plan to help you stay healthy and avoid life-threatening events like heart attacks, strokes, and pulmonary embolism. They can also help you manage any conditions that have already been diagnosed, like congenital heart conditions or high blood pressure.

What are the benefits of preventive cardiology?

Preventive cardiology can help you manage current cardiovascular health conditions while significantly lowering your risk for others. These services can also help you avoid complications from cardiovascular conditions.

By engaging in preventive care with your heart specialist, you can mitigate your risk of preventable conditions like:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure

Your provider helps you stay on track with maintaining your healthy lifestyle changes so you can enjoy the benefits of preventive cardiology for a lifetime.

Call Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians or book your preventive cardiology visit online today.

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Frequently asked questions

Preventive cardiology is a subspecialty that focuses on preventing heart diseases and detecting them early when they are most treatable. It involves assessing and managing risk factors like smoking, unhealthy diet, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, and sedentary lifestyle, along with uncontrollable factors like genetics and age.

Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians offer a range of preventive services, including:

  • Comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessment.
  • Cholesterol management.
  • Cardiac imaging tests.
  • Nutrition services.
  • Weight management services.
  • Personalized cardiac rehabilitation programs. These services are tailored to individual needs to help maintain heart health and prevent cardiovascular diseases.

Preventive cardiology helps manage existing cardiovascular conditions and reduces the risk of developing new ones. Benefits include:

  • Lowering the risk of coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, and heart failure.
  • Avoiding severe cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes.
  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle with structured support from cardiovascular specialists.

Individuals with multiple risk factors for heart disease, those with a family history of heart conditions, or anyone interested in maintaining optimal heart health should consider preventive cardiology services. Discussing your personal risk factors with a specialist at Central Park West Primary Care and Cardiology Physicians can determine the best preventive measures for you.

To begin with preventive cardiology, schedule an appointment for a comprehensive assessment. You can book your visit online or call the office directly. This initial consultation will help tailor a prevention plan specific to your health needs.

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    Hours Of Operation:

    Monday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Tuesday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Wednesday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Thursday:8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    Friday:8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Saturday:9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Upper West Side at 72 St. Manhattan New York

    Parking is always available and free for our patients.

    Dr Milani is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Columbia university Medical Center with a teaching appointment at Columbia / Cornell and Mount Sinai Hospitals in New York."
    She is the Founder of Central Park Physician and has been in private practice at this location for almost 20 years .
    On multiple Consecutive years she has earned numerous prestigious awards for her dedication to patient care and Quality.

    We are Included in the TOP New York Doctors and Castle Connolly ,in addition to the US World News .

    We continue to practice medicine in a compassionate, comprehensive manner prioritizing patient needs as our goal.

    Dr Milani lives in the Upper West side with her family and is at times seen at a local restaurant enjoying a meal or riding a bicycle through the park.

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