From outpatient consultation to treatment in our Congestive Heart Failure Clinic to counseling for a heart transplant, Care New England is structured to care for you from diagnosis to treatment. With specialists like those from Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England, who provide a broad spectrum of cardiac services, you can rest assured that a personalized approach to your care will always be a priority.
Our general services include:
Exercise and pharmacological stress testing including:
- Exercise treadmill testing.
- Nuclear stress imaging.
- Stress echocardiography.
- Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.
- Vascular imaging.
- Electrical cardioversions.
- Holter/event monitoring.
We have consultative cardiology coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Our team of Care New England cardiologists also offers inpatient evaluations, outpatient evaluations at one of our convenient sites, preoperative assessment, diagnostic testing review and second opinions for complex cases.
Advanced Cardiac Care Nursing Support
Specially trained nurses staff the cardiac care units at the Care New England hospitals. One-on-one nursing care is provided for patients requiring cardiac intensive care treatments.
Diagnostic cardiac catheterization labs, essential to identifying the severity of coronary disease, are located at Kent, Memorial and Women & Infants hospitals. The technology makes your procedure (including trans-radial access) as safe as possible and reduces your exposure to radiation.
Our advanced services include:
Advanced Imaging Modalities
We offer an array of advanced imaging modalities, including transesophageal echocardiography and vascular ultrasound imaging, to identify complex heart valve disease, advanced vascular ultrasound imaging, and cardiac CT technology to identify coronary disease and coronary calcium build-up.
This service, led by Dr. Bruce Koplan, provides a full range of consultative and procedural services focused on the heart's electrical system, including:
- Cardiac resynchronization therapy devices.
- Electrophysiology studies.
Advanced valvular heart disease
Led by Dr. Alice Kim, this service provides consultation for management of complex valvular heart disease and referrals for valve surgery or valve procedures.
Advanced Heart Failure
This service, led by Dr. Garrick Stewart, provides a local resource for patients who have difficult cases of heart failure. Patients evaluated in this clinic can be considered for heart transplant or other procedures.
Pulmonary Hypertension Adult Congenital Heart Disease
This service, led by Dr. Fred Wu, provides consultation for patients with pulmonary hypertension and symptoms that might require advanced medical or interventional management. This clinic also serves adult patients with a history of congenital heart disease requiring local follow up.