Heart Care

Carilion Clinic's cardiology team includes many doctors, which have achieved recognition nationally and locally.

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Our cardiology teams can diagnose problems and develop specific treatment plans to get patients on the fast track to recovery.
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At Carilion Clinic, we are committed to providing - and preventing the need for - the newest, most innovative and effective treatments for cardiovascular disease.
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Don't put your health on hold. Dr. Foerst shares an inside view of what we're doing to keep our high level of care with proper protections in place for our patients & employees.
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Carilion's CVI has a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, Cath Lab, & Heart Alert Program.
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We participate in numerous studies to stay on the cutting edge of care, right here at home.
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Our providers work with multiple areas of Carilion to get you a customized plan of care, to help you get back to your life sooner.
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Are you ready to schedule an appointment with one of our providers? Do you need more information? Call 540-982-8204.
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Cardiac CTA
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Cardiac CTA (Computed Tomographic Angiography) is a non-invasive imaging test that uses x-rays to produce multidimensional images of the heart and its blood vessels. It’s useful in determining if plaque has developed in the coronary arteries.
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Cardiac MRI
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Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses a large magnet & radio waves to produce high-quality, detailed images of the heart and blood vessels. It is used to help diagnose and/or further evaluate many different conditions, such as Congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, and others.
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Cardiac PET (Positron Emission Tomography) is an advanced nuclear imaging test that uses a special dye containing radioactive tracers to create pictures of the heart. The images are used to assess the blood flow of the heart and can also show healthy and damaged area of the heart.
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When you need skilled, complex heart and vascular care, you deserve the award-winning expertise offered at Carilion Clinic’s Cardiovascular Institute (CVI).

As our region’s leader in heart and vascular health, CVI sets the standard for care. The award-winning team combines continuous research and the latest technological advances with patient-centered care to ensure your best possible outcome. Our patients experience better surgical outcomes, fewer complications and faster recovery times. Every member of our team is dedicated to world-class care, continuous innovation… and your heart.

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We provide a comprehensive, ACGME-accredited, 3-year training program in general cardiology.
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We are proud to have nationally and internationally recognized faculty committed to educating the next generation of students at VTCSOM.
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Our research spans the spectrum from large, multicenter randomized clinical trials to smaller studies, conducted by our cardiologists.
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Our team of cardiologists provide care at the Cardiovascular Institute in several locations throughout southwest Virginia. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained providers evaluate and treat thousands of patients each year.
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