Urgent care is essential for survival and recovery. The average person does not seek medical care until about three hours after they experience the first heart attack symptoms—but, tragically, about half of heart attack deaths occur in the first 3 to 4 hours after symptom onset. It is essential that a suspected heart attack be Read More
The Alaska Heart Beat Blog
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.
AHVI Welcomes Dr. Stephens
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Stephens to our team of cardiologists! We are pleased to welcome John C. Stephens, M.D., MBA, FACC, to our team of cardiologists. Prior to joining us at AHVI, Dr. Stephens was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University’s Lerner College of Medicine and a clinician-educator and Read More
AHVI Represents Alaska at ACC Conference
We are proud to share that AHVI CEO Bob Craig and Linda Ireland, DO, FACC, represented AHVI and Alaska at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Legislative Conference in DC this week! This annual conference offers cardiovascular clinicians and care teams a chance to hear from ACC leaders, staff, and other experts on health policy Read More
AHVI Welcomes Dr. Dixson & Dr. Ghosh
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jeffrey Dixson and Dr. Moyukh Ghosh to our team of cardiologists! Dr. Dixson earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Duke University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Echocardiography, Board Eligible in Cardiology, Cardiac Computed Tomography, and Critical Care Read More
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