The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is adding another specialist to its team. Gene Quinn, M.D., M.S. joins AHVI from Harvard Medical School, where he is completing a Patient Safety and Quality fellowship program. He is also completing a fellowship program at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, with a focus on cardiovascular disease. “I am excited Read More
The “Alaska Heart Beat Blog” is dedicated to informing patients about numerous areas of cardiovascular health and prevention. It primarily focuses on the importance of being screened for cardiovascular disease and the risk factors associated with it, as well as information about varicose veins and venous insufficiencies.
If you have more detailed questions about the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute, its Vein Clinic, or imaging and diagnostic testing services, please call 907-561-3211 for information or to book an appointment.
The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is proud to welcome Mark M. Levin, M.D., M.S. Dr. Levin will join the AHVI team on September 18. He is board-certified in general surgery and a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he earned a Doctor of Medicine, as well as a Master of Science Read More
With Summer underway, and the fourth of July holiday just around the corner, now is the time to be outside grilling and enjoying the sun! For many, hot dogs and burgers are a barbeque go-to, but these summertime classics can get timeworn; not to mention, they aren’t all that healthy. Luckily, there’s an endless number Read More
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular disease (CVD) kills one woman every minute in the United States. Additionally, one out of every three women will experience some form of CVD during their lifetime. Heart attacks, strokes, arrhythmia, and heart valve problems are all forms of cardiovascular disease and although the rate of CVD Read More
During the summer months, Alaska’s salmon head toward freshwater with fishermen in tow– and rightfully so. This nutrient-rich fish is ideal for those searching for a heart-healthy and more balanced diet, packing a lean 230 calories and 26 grams of protein in a 3.5 oz. filet. Unlike other sources of protein, salmon is not high Read More
Anchorage, Alaska — The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute (AHVI) has acquired a state-of-the-art rapid CT scanner that virtually eliminates patient claustrophobia and uses substantially lower doses of radiation. The newly procured Siemens SOMATOM Definition Flash CT uses the world’s first fully-integrated Stellar detector, which allows for exceptional image quality and a simplified patient process. Read More
The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission has awarded AHVI reaccreditation in Nuclear and PET. Receiving this accreditation is truly a demonstration of Alaska Heart and Vascular Institute’s pursuit of excellence in the field of Nuclear/PET and providing quality studies for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease.
November is National Family Health History Month With the holidays drawing near, there’s no better time to talk with your loved ones about family health history. During health check-ups, patients are often asked about family history – but how much do you really know, and why is it so important? In honor of National Family Read More