At The New York Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, our cardiology services cover a large continuum of care, from prevention and early detection to the latest in cardiovascular treatments. To help you understand your options, we’ve included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
What Sets us Apart
Dr. Radwaner has had the unique experience of being both an invasive cardiologist performing angioplasty and stents for 15 years and for over 15 years, since 2001, focusing on preventive cardiology. As a founding member of the Northeast Lipid Association and the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography he has been at the forefront in preventing cardiovascular disease leading to heart attacks, strokes and aneurysms.
- Comprehensive Medical and Cardiovascular Evaluation
- Annual Physical Evaluations
- Complete Cholesterol and Lipid Assessment
- Individualized Risk Factor Modification Program
- Exercise Treadmill Stress Testing
- 24 Hour Holter Monitoring
- 24 Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Arrhythmia Event Monitor
- 2-D Echocardiography, including Doppler
- Peripheral Vascular Evaluation
- Individualized Diet Program
- Pre-operative Cardiovascular Evaluation
- Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty
- Coronary Calcium Score Determination by Ultrafast CT Scan
- 3 - D Noninvasive CT Angiography, "Virtual Cardiac Catheterization"
- Advanced Lipid Analysis with Small LDL Determination, C- Reactive
- LDL Particle Number Determination
- Diabetes and Pre Diabetes
- What is Cholesterol?
- Genreal Information About Heart Attacks
- What is a Stroke?
- Are You Experiancing Chest Pain
What is an Advanced Cholesterol Test?
How Is Coronary Heart Disease Diagnosed?
A cardiologist consultation is typically requested by your primary physician when he or she determines that you may have a heart or related illness. This may also include situations where you or your regular physician suggests you have a second opinion.
A cardiologist is a doctor that specializes in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The initial consultation often involves a physical examination, a review of patient records and medical history, and possible diagnostic testing. Your cardiologist will help you understand the risks and prevention of heart disease.
Advanced Lipid Testing
Dr. Radwaner is a well known and highly respected clinical lipid specialist in New York, founding member of the Northeast Lipid Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and works with one of the most advanced cholesterol laboratories in the world, Boston Heart Diagnostics in Massachusetts. Under the medical direction of Dr. Ernie Schaeffer, a world famous cholesterol researcher at Tufts University, Boston Heart Diagnostic Labs has become a leader in cholesterol testing, diabetes testing and preventive cardiology biomarkers. Dr. Radwaner and· Boston Heart Diagnostic Labs share a commitment to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through advanced testing and patient education.
Dr. Radwaner has over two decades of experience in utilizing diet modification, exercise and combination lipid therapy to prevent heart attacks and strokes. In the vast majority of patients, stents and coronary bypass surgery are no longer necessary. Aggressive medical therapy utilizing safe, proven combinations of medications, when combined with the lifestyle changes of weight loss, healthy eating and exercise, have reduced the chances of a heart attack by over 90%. Dramatic reductions have also been seen in the incidence of strokes, when combination medication therapy is combined with healthy lifestyle changes.
The arteries of the heart (the coronary arteries) can become narrowed and blocked due to buildup of plaque on their inner walls. This narrowing reduces the flow of blood through the artery and over time can result in coronary artery disease and heart attack. Angioplasty may improve symptoms of coronary artery disease, such as angina or shortness of breath.
Angioplasty and stent placement procedures are used to open one or more clogged or narrowed heart arteries and improve blood flow to the heart muscle. Angioplasty involves inserting and expanding a small balloon where your artery is clogged to help widen the artery. Once the artery is opened, a small stent is used to support the artery.
The goal of angioplasty is to restore adequate blood flow through the affected part of the body. The procedure may be suggested by a physician to relieve angina, stop a heart attack, or improve heart function.