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Cardiology


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Cardiology


pacific rim electrophysiology - los angeles


Preventing heart disease is possible, by recognizing your symptoms and risk factors early. We offer an integrated approach to patient care, including:

  • Comprehensive assessment of all cardiovascular risk factors
  • An individualized nutrition plan
  • Lifestyle counseling

We provide full Cardio Services, Cardiology Consultations, and following procedures in office:

+ Procedures

  • Stress Echo
  • Echocardiogram
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 24hrs Holter Monitor
  • EKG
  • Lexiscan
  • Pacemaker Checks
  • Blood Pressure Check
  • ABI
  • Abdominal Ultrasound

FAQ´s ABOUT PREVENTING HEART DISEASE

+ When should I start paying attention to my heart health?

  • It is never too early to start! Whether or not you develop heart disease will depend on your behaviors and environment, genetic factors, or a combination of both.

  • Coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease, typically begins in early adulthood. Some people are born with inherited heart or metabolic problems that raise their risk for the early appearance of heart health issues. Knowing something about your family's health history is a good start.

  • Get screened regularly to find out if you have high LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol, high blood pressure or high blood sugar—conditions that are relatively symptomless but that raise your risk for coronary artery disease.

+ How can avoid heart disease?

  • Eating heart-healthy food
  • Being physically active
  • Not smoking
  • Maintaining an appropriate weight

Control of risk factors with lifestyle change, and sometimes with medications like statins, can reduce the risk of heart attacks.

For some people with specific genetic conditions, like familial hypercholesterolemia and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the effect of their genes tends to dominate the effect of environment, although environment continues to play a role.

For people without such a strong genetic component, a family history of heart disease may still provide clues. Some drugs, including cocaine and methamphetamines, and medical treatments, such as chemotherapy, can also damage the heart.

Other medical conditions, like diabetes and sleep apnea, can also raise your risk for heart disease, so finding good care for those conditions is also important. As you grow older, it also makes sense to know the symptoms of a heart attack, so you can seek prompt medical attention if they occur.

+ Is it ever too late to make changes to reduce my risk for heart disease?

It is never too late to make changes to reduce the risk of having a heart attack. Amazingly enough, when people who have smoked for decades quit smoking, within two years their risk of having a heart attack falls within two years to that of someone who has never smoked.

Being physically active

Being physically active

Eating healthy food and maintaining an appropriate weight

Eating healthy food and maintaining an appropriate weight

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Location


Location


 

PACIFIC RIM

1700 Cesar E. Chavez Ave Ste. 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: 310-672-9999 Fax: 310-677-4211

HOURS
8:30am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Directions →

 
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Your visit


Your visit


 

We want your visit to an Adventist Health Family Practices to go smoothly. The information here can help ensure the time you spend at the clinic is both effective and efficient.

 

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

Photo identification - Adult patients and adults who accompany patients under age 18 must have photo identification, such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID, employment badge, or student identification card.

Proof of guardianship - Adults who accompany patients under age 18 must provide proof of guardianship. Accompanying adults who are not parents or legal guardians must have a notarized statement signed by the parent or guardian that authorizes treatment.

Immunization card if appointment for a well-child exam/physical.

Proof of insurance - If you plan to pay for a non-work-related injury or illness with insurance or if the patient is a minor, please bring proof of insurance.

A list of questions - If you would like, please bring a list of questions and a way to record your answers and other information to review later.

+ Additional information (recommended)

  • Medical history information - Bring information about the patient’s past surgeries and medical conditions.
  • A list of the patient’s allergies.
  • A list of the patient’s current prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.
  • Any forms you need your clinician to fill out, such as school physical forms.

REGISTRATION

In order to save time, you can fill online the registration form you will find below, print and bring it to your visit.

PAYMENT

Any insurance copay is due at the time of your visit. We make paying for your visit easy for you by accepting cash, personal checks, and major credit cards.

Pay your bill online

Also, for your convenience, we accept online bill payments through our secure online payment system. If you have already received a bill, you can pay it here.

All major insurances accepted

Check the list below:

+ Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross
  • Health Net
  • Cigna
  • UHC
  • Tricare
  • Aetna
  • Care More

+ Medical Groups

  • Allied Physicians IPA
  • Preferred IPA
  • Regal Medical Group
  • Coventry
  • Galaxy
  • Health Smart A
 
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Our Doctors


Our Doctors


PACIFIC RIM

 

Sarkis Kiramijyan, M.D.

Miguel Salazar, M.D.

Miguel Salazar, M.D.