“Being an interventional cardiologist allows me to treat patients with medication, diagnosing cardiac issues, from chest pain through arrhythmias and even heart failure. We can use methods such as catheterization, stenting and more. We’re even starting to think about doing valve procedures without having to open the chest.”
As a cardiologist, he treats each patient with respect, explaining options for treatment carefully. He discusses risks, benefits, and alternatives so that the patient can make an informed choice. Each patient he sees is treated exactly the same, whether he or she is a corporate CEO or homeless. Keeping hearts strong and healthy is what matters.
Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, and Interventional Cardiology, his specialties include:
"There has been a shift toward interventional cardiology, rather than surgery. As a cardiologist, my goal is to present all options for treatment, explain those options clearly by discussing risks, benefits, and alternatives. Ultimately, the choice is the patient’s. But together, we will do all we can to keep you out of the operating room.”
To learn more or to make an appointment to see Dr. Ayyad, call 530.229.0360.