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Cardiovascular and Cardiac Complaints

Cardiovascular and Cardiac Complaints Services Offered In North Miami Beach, FL

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Conditions
Cardiology services offered in North Miami Beach, FL

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and mortality in our health systems, requiring timely assessment and interventions to reduce these events. 

Physicians Creek Medical is equipped with Electrocardiograms ( EKG), Echocardiograms (Echo), and cardiac biomarker assessments such as Troponin I and BNP for immediate evaluation of conditions such as CHEST PAIN, CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, DYSPNEA OR SHORNESS OF BREATH and Pre-OP Cardiovascular Clearance. 

Post intervention such as PCI and CABG, Physicians Creek Medical can coordinate on your care regarding DAPT, antiplatelet management, diuretic therapy management etc. 

Managment of Hypertensive Heart Disease, a notorious prevalent cardiac condition, constitutes one of our main strengths as providers for the North Miami and Sunny Isles community in Miami. 

We can take walk-ins for acute chest pain with immediate assess with electrocardiograms. 


Cardiology Q & A

What is cardiology?

Cardiology care at Physicians Creek Medical Center includes medical evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatments for heart and blood vessel disorders. The Physicians Creek Medical Center team provides top-quality patient care to greatly reduce your chance of a stroke, heart attack, and other dangerous complications.

Which conditions does cardiology address?

Cardiology services can diagnose and treat the following conditions:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Heart disease 
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Congenital heart problems
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chest pain
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Blood clots
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Endocarditis
  • Aneurysms
  • Stenosis
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • Arrhythmia 
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heart palpitations

If you experience mild difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, chest pain, or irregularities in your heartbeat, see the Physicians Creek Medical Center specialists for an evaluation. If your symptoms are severe, go to the emergency room.

What are the risk factors for cardiology problems?

While anyone may develop cardiology issues, factors that increase your chance of experiencing them include the following:

  • Family history of heart problems
  • Smoking
  • Persistent Life Stressors
  • Unhealthy Dietary Habits
  • Consuming excess sodium/ salt
  • Eating too few fruits and vegetables
  • Ongoing or extreme stress
  • Sedentary LIFESTYLE 
  • Smoking

Eating nutritious foods, maintaining an ideal weight, getting regular exercise, and minimizing stress help reduce your chance of heart or blood vessel disorders. 

Which cardiology tests are available?

Physicians Creek Medical Center offers numerous diagnostic tests to screen for potential heart issues. The practice provides blood pressure screenings, electrocardiograms (EKGs), and in-house echocardiograms performed by an echo tech. 

Your specialist also reviews your medical history and symptoms, completes a physical exam, and orders blood testing or other diagnostic tests if necessary.

What are my cardiology treatment options?

If you have a heart problem or its risk factors, the Physicians Creek Medical Center team may recommend medical weight loss, diet or exercise changes, medication, further diagnostic testing, or refer you to a cardiologist. 

If you’re a candidate for a medical procedure, they follow up after the procedure to help you properly manage your condition long-term.

Schedule an in-person or telemedicine cardiology evaluation at Physicians Creek Medical Center by calling the office or using the online booking feature today.