Heart Health

Choosing Wisely

When you need to find a cardiologist, it’s important to choose a doctor who's experienced with your specific condition. You’ll also need someone who matches your communication style.

The first step toward improving your heart health and building a great doctor-patient relationship is to make an informed choice.

That’s exactly what Tri-County Heart Institute patient Robert Reardon set out to do when found himself looking for a cardiologist.

As part of your heart health commitment you can join Dr. Alvarez every second Saturday of the month for Walk With a Doc. where you’ll enjoy a brief presentation on an important health topic followed by a “walk-at-your-own-pace” lead by Dr. Alvarez.

Cardiology Buzz Words

If your family doctor feels you might have a significant heart related condition, he or she may call on a cardiologist for help.

Dr. Nitza Alvarez, cardiologist at Tri-County Heart Institute explains some of the medical terms you might encounter when talking to your health care provider, about your heart.

Also, join Dr. Alvarez every second Saturday of the month for Walk With a Doc. Participants will enjoy a brief presentation on an important health topic followed by a “walk-at-your-own-pace” lead by Dr. Alvarez.