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According to the American Heart Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with heart failure, with about 670,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Many people are able to manage their heart failure with medication and other therapies. For others, heart failure can become advanced, greatly diminishing their quality of life.
That's why Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento created the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic. The multidisciplinary team at the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic works closely with patients through every step of their treatment process, from screening to diagnosis through treatment and recovery and return to everyday living. We are leaders in minimally invasive treatment options and care that is tailored to each unique individual.
The interdisciplinary Advanced Heart Disease Clinic team includes: Administration from Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute and Mercy General Hospital; cardiologists; cardiovascular surgeons; financial specialists; multiple registered nurses; a nurse practitioner; a social worker and a registered dietician. Research coordinators are also on site.
The clinic space includes a physician office, exam rooms, consultation rooms and a classroom for patient education. The goal of the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic is to create a space where you, our patient, can visit a single location for the diagnosis and follow up necessary when treating complex heart disease conditions.
The Advanced Heart Disease Clinic was established in 2013.
The Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento has one of the most experienced heart teams in the country.
We drew from that unmatched expertise when we created the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic. The team is uniquely equipped to treat patients with various stages of heart disease, offering a variety of treatments, including:
Learn more about the Advanced Technologies available at the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic.
Advanced heart disease is a serious condition. The key to managing it is to take control by making the necessary lifestyle improvements and working with your doctor to come up with a care plan that works for you.
The Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento is comprised of specially trained professionals ready to partner with you to improve your quality of life.
Learn more: Advanced Technologies
To learn more about the referral process, call the Advanced Heart Disease Clinic at 1.877.999.8287 or 916.453.4768.