Heart Disease Prevention
Prevention is still the best weapon in the fight against heart disease. At Temple, we consider educating patients early in the disease process a priority in managing their care.
The Lipid Center offers an expert, comprehensive set of preventive heart care services and physicians at one site. The program is designed to evaluate an individual's cardiovascular risk factors, identifying targets to lower risk and to treat hypertension, lipidemia and diabetes.
Our lipidemiologists often manage patients with intractable heart disease, working in conjunction with a full team of specialists, including a cardiologist, endocrinologist, dietician, pharmacist, exercise specialists and nurses dedicated to heart health education and treatment.
Temple University Women's Heart Care Program was created to address the unique issues facing women and cardiovascular disease management. With a primary goal of prevention and education, the program provides comprehensive cardiac care by:
Department of Medicine
Section of Cardiology, General Appointments
3401 North Broad Street
Suite 945, Zone C
Philadelphia, PA 19140