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
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.
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