The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Kelly, M.D., who comes to Alaska after pursuing his training across three different regions of the United States. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in evolutionary biology and ecology at Texas Tech University, he attended the University of Colorado School of Read More
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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
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
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.
Get a glimpse into your heart with computerized tomography A cardiac computer tomography (CT) test is an effective, non-invasive way to give the specialists at AHVI a detailed look at your heart and find calcium blockages in your arteries. A CT scan is quick and painless, and the results provide much more detail than a Read More
The picture of heart health Heart disease impacts people of all ages, both males and females. However, early detection can help reduce its effects on your life. A calcium score screening, also known as a heart scan, is a relatively convenient, noninvasive way to determine whether you could be at risk for heart disease. During Read More
Take a step toward cardiovascular health with AHVI Staying active is an important part of cardiovascular health, but have you ever wondered how well your heart handles the pressure of exercise? To prevent cardiovascular disease, it is crucial that you understand your heart and your risk factors. At AHVI, we offer a wide range of Read More
Heart disease and stroke: the importance of early detection Did you know that having a parent or sibling with cardiovascular disease means your risk is increased by as much as 100 percent? Or, that your chance of having a stroke is increased if immediate family members have had strokes? Heart disease and stroke impacts Read More