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Cardiology Consultation Specialist

Mission Heart & Vascular

Board Certified Interventional Cardiologists & Peripheral Vascular Disease located in Mission, TX

If you have a family history of heart disease or you're experiencing any symptoms of heart problems, you should attend a cardiology consultation. At Mission Heart & Vascular, board-certified interventional cardiologists Gabriel Todd Faz, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Kiran Mangalpally, MD, provide comprehensive heart health services like in-depth cardiology consultations. Call the office in Mission, Texas, or use the online form to book your cardiology consultation today.

Cardiology Consultation Q & A

What is a cardiology consultation?

A cardiology consultation is a meeting between you and your cardiologist at Mission Heart & Vascular to address any health problems relating to your cardiovascular system.

Your cardiovascular system consists of your heart, arteries, and veins that carry blood around your body. There's a vast number of potential problems that can affect your cardiovascular system, and some have very serious, potentially life-threatening consequences.

If your primary care provider believes you need to see a cardiology specialist, they can refer you for a cardiology consultation at Mission Heart & Vascular. You can always inquire yourself if you have symptoms of a cardiovascular disorder.

What symptoms might require a cardiology consultation?

Some of the symptoms of cardiovascular problems that might require a cardiology consultation include:

  • Chest pain or angina
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heart palpitations
  • Dizzy spells or fainting
  • Arrhythmia

You might also need to attend a cardiology consultation if there's a history of heart disease in your family or you have other risk factors for heart disease. Diagnostic tests available at Mission Heart & Vascular include EKG, stress testing, echocardiogram, and Holter and event monitoring.

If you have a heart condition or recently suffered a heart attack, you need to attend regular cardiology consultations at Mission Heart & Vascular to monitor your progress.

What conditions are diagnosed and treated during a cardiology consultation?

Mission Heart & Vascular has experienced, highly qualified cardiologists who can diagnose and treat a wide variety of heart conditions. Some of the heart problems that are most likely to come up during a cardiology consultation include:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery diseaseĀ 
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib)
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Arrhythmia
  • Aneurysms
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Valve disorders
  • Peripheral artery diseaseĀ 

Preventive cardiology is also a vital part of the care offered at Mission Heart & Vascular. Many chronic health conditions increase your risk of developing heart disease, including hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes.

Managing these conditions and undergoing regular heart health screenings ensures that your provider can quickly take care of any problems that arise before they develop into a more serious issue.

What treatments might I need following a cardiology consultation?

If you need treatment following your cardiology consultation, Mission Heart & Vascular offers an extensive range of minimally invasive procedures that use advanced techniques like cardiac catheterization.

To find out more or arrange your cardiology consultation, call Mission Heart & Vascular or book an appointment online today.