Last week, AHVI headed to sunny Talkeetna to participate in the American Lung Association’s Clean Air Challenge. The Clean Air Challenge is a community-based fundraiser powered by cyclist volunteers taking on a variety of different courses. Thank you so much to everyone who pledged in support of our team! As heart and vascular specialists, we’ve dedicated Read More
The “Alaska Heart Beat Blog” is dedicated to informing patients about numerous areas of cardiovascular health and prevention.
If you have more detailed questions about the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute, imaging and diagnostic testing services, please call 907-561-3211 for information or to book an appointment.
Congratulations to Lisa Gray, DO, FACC, for earning the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences’ Class of 2022 Preceptor of the Year award! Dr. Gray’s award distinguishes her as the students’ nominee for the Anchorage/Mat-Su region. In commenting on her award, Dr. Gray remarked, “This is a team effort. Thank you, and congratulations to everyone Read More
Kambe Padgett suffered from heart disease even before she knew she had it. “I was in the fight without realizing it,” she said. Growing up in a small town near Seward, Kambe was always sick. Her mom and dad took her to doctor after doctor, and they were told everything from “it’s the flu” to Read More
We’re extremely pleased to join the national cardiology community in applauding Dr. Mark Willcox, electrophysiologist at AHVI, for his ground-breaking study into the effectiveness of top heart monitors. As a result of his research, Dr. Willcox found that human technicians detected arrythmias twice as often as automated algorithms. As a study initially designed to compare Read More
Our office continues to experience an influx of call volumes and we have recently upgraded our phone system and hired additional staff to help us provide better service to each of you. Please listen to the entire message before making a selection. Doing this will increase the likeliness of connecting to the correct person who Read More
In recognition of outstanding service on behalf of the Heart Rhythm Society, Ms. Racenet, MSN, FNP, FHRS, CEPS, CCDS, was honored for her professional leadership and dedication to furthering the field of clinical cardiac Electrophysiology (EP). As a cornerstone of cardiology, EP is a medical field devoted to the management of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Read More
Today, more than one million Americans serve in the National Guard and Reserve, representing over half our nation’s military. These brave men and women have committed their lives to the service of their country’s national defense—yet, many struggle to find support as they navigate balancing their military and civilian lives. Hoping to encourage greater reprieve Read More
Our office is experiencing an influx of call volumes and we have recently added a new system to help us provide better service to each of you. Please listen to the entire message before making a selection. Doing this will increase the likeliness of connecting to the correct person who can help you. We thank Read More
AHVI is proud to be the first and only provider in Alaska to offer the WATCHMAN implant as an alternative to blood thinners for patients living with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The implant is cost-effective, protects patient health, and improves the quality of our patients’ lives. Learn more about this life-changing treatment option offered exclusively by Read More
AHVI would like to warmly welcome our new cardiologist to our Soldotna clinic Eric Anding, MD, FACC!