Millions of U.S. adults have one or more forms of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), which include coronary heart disease (coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease), stroke (brain attack), high blood pressure (hypertension), and rheumatic heart disease.
Many cardiac conditions require clinical care by a physician or other heart care professional. Here is a brief overview of some of the most common cardiac conditions.
Are you affected by one of these conditions? Be sure to regularly follow up with a cardiologist
Learn about the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for heart failure.
TAVR heart valve replacement surgery explained by Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiac specialists.
Dale Leffler, DO is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.
Emily Milliken, NP is the TAVR Coordinator at Spectrum Health Lakeland. She works with a variety of patients with complex heart conditions.
After a successful surgery at Lakeland Heart and Vascular, Rusty is back to maintaining an active lifestyle.
Cardiologist Dennis Disch, MD, talks about the future of wearable technology and its ability to detect and help treat heart-related conditions.
An elephant sitting on his chest, pain down his left arm, and a metallic taste in his mouth. All warning signs St. Joseph resident, Terry Allen experienced prior to having a heart attack and receiving care at Lakeland Medical Center.
Dilip Arora, MD treats conditions involving the cardiac system including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease in St. Joseph.
Christopher Chiu, MD treats conditions involving the cardiac system including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease in St. Joseph.
Community members are invited to attend a free speaker event, “Political Determinants of Health Inequities.” on Wednesday, November 17 with keynote speaker, Daniel Dawes, JD.
Effective Saturday, September 25, the outpatient laboratories at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles and Watervliet hospitals and the Center for Outpatient Services will revise their operating hours.
For minor conditions and illnesses, health officials encourage patients to contact their primary care provider (after hours answering service is available at most locations) or visit a local walk-in clinic.
A new level of molecular testing is now available at Spectrum Health Lakeland through a $350,000 investment in the cobas® 6800 System which allows for real-time PCR testing.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, September 8. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health have signed a formal integration agreement, the next step in the process to create a new health system that is For Michigan, By Michigan™.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Alexi Bellchambers, PA, to the medical staff.
Corazon, Inc. has granted Service Line of Excellence to the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), chest pain center, and open heart surgery programs at Spectrum Health Lakeland.
The Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland are urging parents of adolescents 12 years and older to have them receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lynn Todman, PhD, has accepted the role of vice president, health equity, Spectrum Health System.
With a focus on the health and safety of its team members and the community, along with thorough review of the scientific evidence, Spectrum Health has announced that it will require the COVID-19 vaccine.
Spectrum Health has been named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome interventional cardiologist, Willie Lawrence, Jr., MD, to the medical staff.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, two of the most respected health systems in Michigan, announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore creating a new health system.
Spectrum Health Lakeland will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines at four new locations throughout Southwest Michigan including the Center for Outpatient Services in St. Joseph and the health system’s three walk-in clinics.