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Heart & Vascular


UNM Health System is the leading provider of diagnostic cardiovascular services in New Mexico. Our patients have access to a full range of noninvasive diagnostic tests that are performed and evaluated by an experienced team of cardiologists, vascular surgeons, specialized technicians and nurses using the most advanced equipment and technologies.

Our cardiologists have specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases or conditions, including heart failure, coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, valvular heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart palpitations (irregular heartbeat) and hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol).

In addition to our skilled and experienced physicians, UNM Hospital features award-winning nurses in its Cardiothoracic Sub Acute 20-bed specialty unit. Nurses on this fast-paced unit are dedicated to the care of patients undergoing one or more of many possible cardiac procedures, and the staff emphasize coronary rehabilitation, education, and lifestyle changes.

If you or a loved one suffers from shortness of breath, claudication (pain, discomfort, or tiredness in legs that impairs walking), chest pains, dizziness or fainting spells and serious heart rhythm disturbances, then you should make an appointment with UNM Health today.

Schedule an appointment: (505) 272-4866

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