In an aging Baby Boomer population, with increased obesity and unhealthy lifestyle patterns, heart disease continues to be the number one killer of Americans today. And with widely publicized accounts of coronary problems occurring in even young, apparently healthy individuals, the problem of heart disease is uppermost on many minds, prompting many to seek medical advice for various heart-related ailments.
Fortunately for the people of Western North Carolina, an impressive array of cardiovascular services is available in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart problems through the region's largest single-specialty group practice. Asheville Cardiology Associates is at the forefront of cardiology practice, with physicians trained at some of the best medical centers in the country. ACA provides top quality, comprehensive cardiology care and consultation, with state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced cardiovascular services available.
The clinical cardiology services are the backbone of any cardiology group. These physicians are the first to see patients in the office and make the determination after careful assessment as to what a likely diagnosis is, how most effectively to confirm the diagnosis and then how best to treat the problem. At Asheville Cardiology Associates the clinical cardiology service provides expert consultation to referring physicians from all specialities. Pre-operative cardiac surgical evaluations, cardiac arrhythmias, chest pain, shortness of breath, congenital cardiac abnormalites, valvular heart disease are all diagnosed and treated by this group of highly trained physicians.