AHVI’s Dr. Stanley Watkins was featured in KTUU’s 2 Your Health segment in February 2016. Dr. Watkins describes the minimally-invasive method used to treat aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve that can be life-threatening if left untreated.
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.
AHVI CEO and 2016 Go Red for Women Chair Keli Hite McGee joined the KTUU Morning Edition during Heart Month alongside survivor Jamiee Higgins to discuss the importance of heart health in women.
The Circulation blog recently discussed the hidden dangers of varicose veins and the importance of seeking treatment immediately to avoid their long-term, painful health effects on our lower extremities. Varicose veins are extremely common in adults, with over 20 percent of the population suffering from them. The good news is that varicose veins are easily Read More
Sitting and standing for long periods of time can be detrimental to your vascular health. While it’s important to make time for breaks during the workday, it can be difficult to pull away for long enough to squeeze in a short walk. Livestrong.com offers a few great tips to try throughout the day that will Read More
AHVI was proud to welcome Dr. Jonathan R. McDonagh to our team of cardiovascular specialists in October 2015. Dr. McDonagh comes to AHVI after completing two fellowships at the University of Michigan Medical Center. The announcement of his hire was included in the January issue of Alaska Business Monthly as well as posted online.
In the past, we’ve discussed how staying active is vital to leading a heart-healthy lifestyle. But did you know that exercise is important for more than just our hearts? The veins and arteries that make up our cardiovascular system also need exercise to help them stay strong. During the winter months, we often have a Read More
Vascular diseases can affect more than just our legs. Although less common in the upper extremities, certain venous issues can be damaging to your entire vascular system. One way to reduce discomfort and help with circulation is stretching the upper body and staying as active as possible. FitDay.com suggests these easy, at-home stretches and strength Read More
The holiday season is a time for family gatherings, delicious food and extended vacations. While the holidays are certainly the most wonderful time of the year, there’s no denying that the temptation to make unhealthy food choices is more difficult than ever, especially at holiday parties. West Florida Vein Center says that it is important Read More
Did you know that people who work in stressful jobs are more likely to have hypertension? We’ve previously discussed how high blood pressure and hypertension can have a negative affect on our circulatory system. This week, we’re diving into how you can prevent several factors that can cause hypertension and high blood pressure. EverydayHealth.com says Read More
In August 2015, Dr. Ebenhoeh joined the AHVI team in Anchorage and his new hire release ran in the Michigan State Alumni Magazine.