Heart Care in The Dalles
Experienced & Effective Cardiologists
At Mid-Columbia Medical Center, our medical professionals are well-versed
in helping patients with heart-related health issues. Our cardiologists
have a formidable skill set and thorough medical comprehension, allowing
us to provide you with proficient and compassionate heart care services.
Our doctors and medical staff collaborate with other heart specialists
in order to obtain additional medical expertise and technology. For more
than half a century, our skilled cardiologists have been helping patients
in the Columbia River Gorge treat their heart problems.
Below are a few common heart problems our cardiologists can help you with:
- Arrhythmia- irregular heartbeat
- Valvular heart disease- valves in the heart working improperly
- Aortic aneurysms- aorta enlarges and can burst, leading to major problems
- Heart infection- viruses, bacteria, and infection can all impede the heart's functions
- Heart failure- heart pumps too much or too little blood, leading to major
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the
United States. It is also the umbrella term for all of the aforementioned
heart problems above, and more. You can help reduce the risk for heart
disease by identifying and avoiding major risk factors. The primary causes
are high blood pressure, smoking, obesity, diabetes, lack of exercise,
and high cholesterol. However, there are many other factors that could
affect your heart including genetic predisposition to heart disease, a
stressful lifestyle, and an unhealthy diet.
Our cardiologists will work with you to develop a comprehensive treatment
plan to fight your heart problem. We are experts at diagnosing heart problems
and prescribing appropriate treatments to maximize our patients' chances
Heart Doctors with Hearts
Heart care can initially seem intimidating to new patients and families
that are unfamiliar with medical terms and what heart disease really means.
Don't worry. Our doctors work alongside our patients to make sure
they understand everything about their condition and treatment options.
We always provide honest and open communication so our patients can feel
safe and secure knowing they are being taken care of. Nobody should have
to be in the dark regarding their own medical condition because it is
your body, your life, and your future; not ours.