St. Joseph’s Hospital provides comprehensive cardiac care for patients with heart problems, including shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations, high blood pressure and vascular disease.
Dr. Abbas Ali, MD, MS, FACC, is board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, and venous and lymphatic medicine. His clinical focus includes the following:
- Cardiology consultation
- Pacer and device checks
- Pocket echo (extended physical exam using hand held echo machine)
- In-office evaluation for venous disease and non-healing leg wounds
- Coumadin clinic
- Lipid disorders treatment
- Stress tests
- Cardiac catheterization
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Coronary atherosclerosis
The cardiac lab offers cardiac nuclear stress testing, echocardiograms, arterial and venous Doppler studies, EKGs, and tilt table testing.
Cardiology is located in the St. Joseph’s Hospital Clinic, Building A, at 10 Amalia Drive. For more information contact Cardiology at 304-460-7979.
Kay Carpenter, NP-C
Board Certifications: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing
West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV