Abington Medical Specialists is one of the leading cardiologist research groups in the Greater Philadelphia area. Our goal for preventative cardiology is to deliver individualized, research-based care to our patients in order to reduce risk factors of cardiovascular disease and prevent symptoms from worsening. In addition, we help to promote health and wellness for both patients with and without cardiac and vascular disease.
Reducing The Risk of Heart Disease
About 735,000 Americans suffer from heart attacks each year. Preventive cardiology is a subspecialty focused on lowering patients’ risks for developing heart disease and stroke through research, education and personalized clinical care for people who are at risk for developing cardiovascular and vascular disease. Our cardiologists study diseases such as hypertension, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Hyperlipidemia, Valvular Heart Disease and more.
Who Should See a Preventive Cardiologist?
Patients that will benefit from seeing a preventive cardiologist and lipid specialist are those with:
- A family history of heart disease
- A personal history of heart disease, especially people younger than 60.
- Patients with high cholesterol
- Patients with high blood pressure
- Unhealthy diet
- High blood sugar
Comprehensive Care at AMS
AMS has physicians in every cardiovascular specialty setting the standard for prevention by working to offer the latest medications and heart disease procedures. Our team delivers skilled, personalized care to each one of our patients by developing individualized medical plans for each patient to reduce risk factors and provide the best treatment plan. We serve as expert resources for patients who want more information about new treatments, test results, research studies and more. From comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessment and risk intervention to cholesterol management and cardiac rehabilitation, we use a wide array of resources allowing our patients to live a healthy, happy life. Contact us today to learn more!