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Understanding Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology

Understanding Cardiology & Interventional CardiologyThe Department of Cardiology & Heart Care at Florida Medical Clinic has a full comprehensive heart center to diagnose, treat and monitor their patient’s cardiac health. In general, many individuals are uncertain about which cardiology specialists are best for their specific condition. Florida Medical Clinic details the a few of these differentiating factors.

As a whole, cardiology involves testing, diagnosis, surgery, invasive and noninvasive procedures of the cardiovascular system. A cardiologist will test and monitor your heart, arteries and blood vessels. The difference between the specialties of cardiology are fairly straight forward; however, the diagnostic aspect and the treatment are what differentiate the specialist’s role in in a patients’ heart health.

A cardiologist will run tests on patients such as an electrocardiogram (ECG), blood tests, stress tests, CT scans, nuclear and other diagnostic tools to diagnose and to monitor a patient’s heart disorder. cardiologist may use one or a combination of techniques to identify and treat your heart condition. Cardiologists can specialize in pediatric or adult cardiology. A noninvasive cardiologist can prescribe medication and lifestyle protocols for their patients and they also work closely with interventional cardiologists, and cardiothoracic surgeons in regard to their patients care.

Interventional cardiology uses a catheter to repair damaged or weakened vessels, narrowed arteries, or other affected parts of the heart. Interventional cardiologists treat heart valve disease, coronary artery conditions and peripheral vascular disease.

An interventional cardiologist performs open or minimally invasive procedures to treat the cardiovascular system. Some of these treatments include angioplasty, stenting, and ablations.

Cardiac surgeons perform surgeries of the heart, and vascular system such as the aorta, carotid artery, valve repair and much more.

The Department of Cardiology & Heart Care at Florida Medical Clinic has an experienced team of cardiologists to provide comprehensive outpatient diagnostic services in multiple convenient locations. Their non-invasive diagnostic laboratories have been accredited by ICANL and ICAEL.

Specialty Cardiology Services & Conditions
• Adult congenital heart disease
• Cholesterol and lipid disorders
• Follow-up of angioplasty, stents and bypass surgery
• Arrhythmia & Rhythm Disorders Program
• Heart Failure Clinic
• Pacemaker & ICD Clinic
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Anticoagulation Clinic
• Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
• High-Risk Coronary Interventions
• Congestive Heart Failure
• Structural Heart Disease
• Peripheral Vascular Diseases
• Device Implantation

Imran Ismail, DO, Board Certified in Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology
Dr. Ismail is married with two sons. He enjoys coaching youth sports, organizing and playing league basketball, restoring his 1974 corvette, outdoor activities, and international humanitarian relief work. He is fluent in English, Urdu, and American Sign Language and familiar with Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Arabic.

Florida Medical Clinic, A Leader in Comprehensive Health Care
At Florida Medical Clinic, your health and wellbeing is their specialty. Their team of compassionate, experienced physicians offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services. By specializing in everything from family and internal medicine services to cardiology, gastroenterology, sports medicine, plastic surgery, and beyond, all within a single, clinically integrated network, their team streamlines every aspect of your healthcare. There’s only one name you’ll need to remember for all of your medical needs: Florida Medical Clinic.

Their team of physicians treats patients of all ages, from infants to seniors. In addition to emphasizing preventive care to help their patients stay healthy, their primary care services include physical exams, urgent care appointments for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses, cancer screenings, minor surgical procedures, routine gynecology and dermatology services, and ongoing management of chronic conditions such as autoimmune disorders, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

To find out more or to schedule your appointment, please contact them today.

Florida Medical Clinic
Cardiology/HeartCare

813-788-5575

38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, Florida 33542

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