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In addition to general cardiology, our team of heart doctors offer a special focus on preventive cardiology, women with heart disease and congestive heart failure.

Your first appointment with our team includes a comprehensive consultation to learn about your health history, previous heart problems and family health history.

After the consultation, we will perform any needed heart tests to diagnose your problem and determine the most appropriate treatment options.

Location and Scheduling

Midtown Outpatient Tower
800 Linden Avenue, 9th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Appointment Phone: 410-225-8301
Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm

Most commercial health plan providers, Medicaid and Medicare are accepted for care provided by the Division of Cardiology.

Heart Conditions and Services

At the Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, our board-certified cardiologists and technicians works in conjunction with UMMC Downtown Campus to provide a complete range of care to diagnose and treat heart disease. Some of the treatments, therapies and technology we offer include:

  • Pacemaker placement and follow up
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Electrophysiologic studies
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Catheter ablation for abnormally rapid heart beats
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Heart transplant surgery
  • Heart valve repairs and replacement
  • Ventricular assist devices

Diagnostic Heart Tests

To schedule a cardiac test call Central Scheduling at 410-328-1719.

Are You at Risk for Heart Problems?

Prevent heart disease or decrease your chance of having a heart attack by paying close attention to your risk factors and learning the warning signs of a heart attack. Women should pay special attention to these warning signs since they are often more subtle in women than in men.

Risk Factors

  • Family history of heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis)
  • Use of recreational drugs like cocaine

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

  • Chest discomfort
  • Discomfort in other areas of the upper body, including shoulder pain
  • Unusual shortness of breath
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Breaking out in a cold sweat
  • Abnormal indigestion, including nausea
  • Light-headedness

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