Cardiology

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State-of-the-Art Evaluation & Diagnosis

Diagnostic testing and evaluation for complex, advanced heart conditions can be completed close to home at HackensackUMC Mountainside. Our Structural Heart Program’s world-class cardiac subspecialists collaborate with patients and their referring physicians to pinpoint diagnoses, develop treatment plans and ensure seamless access to informed and effective cardiovascular care.

After an initial evaluation, the Structural Heart Center will recommend specific diagnostic tests to be ordered by the referring physician. All hospital-based testing and related services can be completed in two visits and may include:

  • Structural Heart Consultation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Geriatric Consultation
  • Peripheral Angiography
  • Cardiac CT Scan
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • Transesopheageal Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Vascular CT Scan

We’re All on the Same Team - A Multidisciplinary Approach 

At the core of our program is a multidisciplinary team of specialists representing cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiovascular imaging and cardiac anesthesia, all of whom work together.

A Unique Commitment to Informing & Supporting Our Patients

We’re the only center in this region that brings the patient and their loved ones together with our medical experts at one table for a conference to ensure that every patient fully understands their condition and treatment options.

Seamless Access to Our Network’s Prestigious, Top-Tier Heart Hospital

  • If advanced care (TAVR, Left Atrial Occlusion, Mitral Clip, AFib ablation, etc.) is needed, patients can have a full work-up and be seamlessly transferred to the Heart and Vascular Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, ranked among the “Top 50 Heart Hospitals” in the country by U.S. News and World Report and the highest ranked hospital in New Jersey for cardiology & heart surgery.
  • At HUMC’s Heart and Vascular Hospital, patients will have access to groundbreaking treatment options such as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR),  a minimally invasive heart valve replacement procedure for select patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve opening) who are not candidates for traditional open chest surgery or are high-risk operable candidates. Click here for more information about TAVR.
  • Patients are ensured continuity of care because the same specialists involved in case review and planning at HackensackUMC Mountainside care for them at the Heart and Vascular Hospital.

Members of the Structural Heart Center Team

  • Dr. Ankitkumar Patel, Interventional Cardiologist
  • Diane Mirabella, Coordinator
The depth and diversity of the medical expertise and resources we offer makes HackensackUMC Mountainside both your most convenient and your most clinically sound choice if you require testing and evaluation for complex, advanced heart conditions. For more information, please call (973) 746-4327

 

 

 

 
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