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When it comes to issues with your heart, you want prompt, expert care. That’s why UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute has established same-day cardiovascular consultations for non-urgent heart concerns at UPMC Lititz.  

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Same Day Cardiovascular Care

During the same-day visit, our team of heart and vascular specialists can review your individual health history, perform a physical exam, order any necessary follow-up diagnostic testing, and establish, if needed, a treatment plan. Need a cardiologist? This is a great way to initiate a new relationship with a cardiologist. 

“Same-day visits allow our team of heart experts to respond faster than other cardiologists in the area. Rapidly assessing your concerns helps you get back to the things you enjoy,” says Willis Godin, DO, cardiologist with UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Lititz. 

What are some common reasons to consider a same-day appointment with a cardiologist? 

  • Cardiac clearance before a surgical procedure
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Family history of heart disease
  • Diagnosis of diabetes
  • Diagnosis of chronic kidney disease
  • Experiencing shortness of breath
  • Abnormal blood pressure, either low or elevated readings
  • Elevated cholesterol levels
  • Experiencing heart palpitations

To schedule a same-day consultation or video visit, call UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at 717-299-5000. 

 

About Heart and Vascular Institute

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute has long been a leader in cardiovascular care, with a rich history in clinical research and innovation. As one of the first heart transplant centers in the country and as the developer of one of the first heart-assist devices, UPMC has contributed to advancing the field of cardiovascular medicine.

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