, Primary care doctor
, Internal medicine doctor
Care and Treatment
We conduct a comprehensive risk assessment and treatment for all cardiovascular risk factors with a special emphasis on lipid abnormalities and the additional components of the cardiometabolic syndrome - blood pressure, glucose, and physical activity. Individualized nutrition assessment and lifestyle counseling are also part of our comprehensive program
Our services include:
Comprehensive evaluation and effective treatment strategies to slow or stop the progression of atherosclerosis
Individualized action plans to determine the optimal approach for each patient, including lifestyle interventions and medications, as needed
Counseling and education to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle
Preventive cardiology research and active clinical trials
The Stanford Familial Coronary Risk Clinic is a special focus within the Preventive Cardiology Clinic, providing comprehensive, compassionate care to individual patients with early-onset coronary disease or strong risk factors for coronary disease, as well as their family members who may also be at increased risk.
Our goal is to comprehensively evaluate a patient’s risk and to provide the most effective measures to slow or stop the progression of atherosclerosis for both primary and secondary prevention.
Individualized action plans are developed to determine the optimal approach for each patient, which include lifestyle interventions and when necessary, medications. Electronic medical records provide patients with secure on-line access to health information and communication.
The program involves:
An integrated approach to the aggressive control of risk factors with a special emphasis on lipid abnormalities and the additional components of the cardiometabolic syndrome - blood pressure, glucose, and physical activity
Individualized nutrition assessment, education, and support services
Intensive counseling and education to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle
Advanced tests for lipids and emerging risk factors such as CRP, Lp (a), and Apo B
Referrals for and assessment of imaging tests, such as ultrasound and heart CT scans
Interpretation of and referrals for cardiovascular genetic testing
Referrals to cardiac rehabilitation programs
Coordination with Women's Heart Health for specialized coronary artery disease and chest pain evaluation
Brenda Gundell was afraid she would die young, like her father did, due to familial hypercholesterolemia. Treatment at Stanford is helping her stay healthy.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
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