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Cardiology

Cardiology is the medical treatment of diseases of the heart and parts of the circulatory system. Cardiologists are the doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating these conditions.

Heart specialists in Alleghany County

Our cardiologists will take care of your heart.

When you're at LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, you'll receive the highest standard of cardiac care from an experienced team. You'll meet cardiologists, skilled nurses and rehabilitation therapists, all working to help strengthen your heart — because you've got a life to live.

How healthy is your heart?

Understanding your heart health is a valuable preventive care tool. Take our assessment to determine your risk of heart disease and next steps to take.

Understanding your heart health is a valuable preventive care tool. Take our assessment to determine your risk of heart disease and next steps to take.

Heart conditions we treat

Our cardiovascular team is equipped to treat a variety of both common and complex heart conditions, including:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Heart arrhythmias
  • Heart attacks
  • Heart failure
  • Other heart disorders and diseases

Our cardiology treatments and services

From screening and diagnosis to heart surgery recovery and rehabilitation, our heart hospital delivers care personalized to your needs and lifestyle.

Cardiac imaging

Thorough, accurate diagnoses are key in treating cardiovascular conditions. We offer tests that can help identify diseases and conditions of your heart and blood vessels, including:

  • Echocardiography (ECHO)⁠ — noninvasive ultrasound imaging to detect weaknesses in your heart’s rhythm and function
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) — measures the electrical activity of your heart
  • Holter monitoring — records your heart’s electrical signals over a certain period of time through electrodes attached to your chest

Comprehensive cardiac care

As part of the HCA Virginia Health System network of facilities and providers, we can connect you to additional cardiac care when you need it. Our healthcare network provides access to cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and other heart specialists throughout Virginia — making it easier to find high-quality care as close to home as possible. These specialists offer a wide range of services, from minimally invasive treatments to advanced cardiovascular surgeries.

Heart attack care

When minutes matter, we provide prompt emergency cardiac care through our Chest Pain Center, accredited by the American College of Cardiology. This recognition reflects our high-quality cardiovascular care, as evidenced through having met or exceeded a series of stringent judging criteria. Our specialists are prepared and equipped with advanced technology to treat patients exhibiting signs of a heart attack.

If you think you may be having a heart attack, please call 911 immediately.

Cardiac rehabilitation

Our cardiac rehabilitation unit is located on the sixth floor of the hospital. It offers an extensive program for improving your heart health after you've gone through a cardiovascular event or surgery.

The cardiovascular rehabilitation program is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 4:30pm. Cardiac rehabilitation takes place Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Complementary pulmonary rehabilitation is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Phases of cardiac rehabilitation

Patients improving their health at the cardiac rehab center engage in the exercise program, a three-phase process which begins with recuperating in the hospital, strengthening the heart and surrounding muscles while on a cardiac monitor and ends with ongoing, self-pay maintenance exercise. This is a 12-week program with 36 sessions.

Cardiac rehabilitation specialists

Our multidisciplinary team of nurses and specialists monitor the heart while patients perform various exercises on equipment, such as:

  • Arm ergometer
  • Free weights
  • Recumbent bike
  • Rowing machine
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmills
  • Wall pulley

Every patient is referred, evaluated and cleared by a specialist. The specialist will communicate with your primary care physician or cardiologist who will sign off on a release from the program.

Our Cardiology Locations

Currently Viewing:

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
1 Arh Ln
Low Moor, VA 24457
 (540) 862 - 6011

Currently Viewing:

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
1 Arh Ln
Low Moor, VA 24457
 (540) 862 - 6011
LewisGale Medical Center
1900 Electric Rd
Salem, VA 24153
 (540) 776 - 4000

37.4 miles

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery
3700 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA 24060
 (540) 951 - 1111

50.8 miles

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