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Cardiovascular Services at UPMC McKeesport

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From basic diagnostic testing to advanced imaging, catheterization procedures, vascular and endovascular surgery, and cardiac rehabilitation services, the Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC McKeesport offers a comprehensive network of cardiovascular services delivered by expert UPMC cardiologists, community-based cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.

Our Heart and Vascular Services

Cardiologists at UPMC McKeesport offer a complete range of diagnostic testing to evaluate the heart's function and structure. They also offer a wide range of medical and interventional treatment, including:

Medical treatment for cardiovascular disorders such as:

  • Arrhythmias
  • Valve disorders
  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Heart attacks

Advanced diagnostic testing including:

  • Exercise stress testing
  • Nuclear stress testing
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) evaluations
  • Echocardiograms
  • 3D echocardiograms
  • Transesophageal echocardiograms
  • Holter monitors
  • Event monitors

Advanced Heart and Vascular Care

In addition to the complete range of diagnostic testing and treatment plans available, the physicians in the Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC McKeesport perform invasive procedures including diagnostic heart catheterizations, coronary angioplasty and stent placement, pacemaker insertions, loop recorder insertions, and right heart catheterizations.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

A change in lifestyle often plays a major role in preventing a heart problem from developing or recurring. The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation team at UPMC McKeesport is a specialized team of dedicated individuals, including:

  • Nurses
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Dietitians

This team works to help patients make lifestyle modifications that promote a heart-healthy way of living by reducing risk factors such as sedentary lifestyle, smoking, and high-fat diets through a personalized diet and exercise plan.

Our Heart and Vascular Experts

  • Ihsan Awan, MD
  • Raveen Bazaz, MD
  • Stephen Bowser, MD
  • Simon Chough, MD
  • Francis Ergina, MD
  • Matthew Harinstein, MD
  • Avinash Linganna, MD
  • Oladipupo Olafiranye, MD
  • John Pacella, MD

Our Location

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute - McKeesport
500 Hospital Way
Painter Building, Suite 7
McKeesport, Pa 15132​

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