Cardiologists in Derry, New Hampshire
Work with the Center for Cardiology at Parkland Medical Center to develop a tailored care plan to safeguard your heart health. We're standing by to diagnose any heart conditions you may experience, from minor issues like heartburn to serious complications like cardiac arrest.
For more information about our cardiology program and to schedule an appointment, call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (877) 642-2362.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
We're an Accredited Chest Pain Center—a distinction awarded to Parkland by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). This accreditation means we've met rigorous standards for treating patients experiencing a heart attack.
Primary Stroke Center
Our neurologists and brain care specialists provide stroke diagnosis and treatment. We can deliver care quickly to minimize the effects of stroke, and we'll develop a personalized care plan to help you recover as fully as possible.
Comprehensive heart care
The heart and vascular experts at the Center for Cardiology at Parkland deliver advanced cardiac care with an emphasis on total health. Our team of medical specialists includes:
- Interventional cardiologists
- Emergency medicine physicians
- Nuclear medicine specialists
- Rehabilitation specialists
- Vascular surgeons
Heart and vascular conditions we treat
Our experienced cardiologists treat nearly all types of heart disease and other heart and vascular conditions, including:
- Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
- Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders)
- Atrial fibrillation (Afib)
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Dizziness and shortness of breath
- Heart attack and chest pain (angina)
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Lipid disorders
- Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
Heart services and treatments
Our cardiac specialists will work with you and your primary care physician to design an individualized treatment plan to address your particular heart health. At Parkland, you’ll benefit from:
- Advanced cardiovascular assessment and treatment: We offer noninvasive options and minimally invasive procedures, including cardiac CT angiography and patient-friendly nuclear medicine stress testing.
- Arrhythmia clinic: Our clinic hosts monthly education programs where you can learn about managing heart conditions and devices.
- Cardiac rehabilitation: Our accredited, three-phase cardiac rehabilitation outpatient program can help you get back to healthy living after a heart event.
- Congestive heart failure (CHF) care: Our cardiologists provide extensive monitoring, follow-up appointments and ongoing care.
- Electrophysiology services: We apply advanced techniques to assess and treat heart rhythm disorders and to analyze/reprogram cardiac devices, such as pacemakers.
- Emergency heart care: Our cardiologists and ER services provide around-the-clock cardiac catheterization services, including the transradial artery procedure.
- Heart surgery referrals: Our partners at the New England Heart & Vascular Institute and Portsmouth Regional Hospital (our sister facility) can provide additional cardiac care and support when needed.
- Interventional cardiology: We use minimally invasive techniques—including percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), cardiac stents, radial catheterization and angioplasty—to open arteries.
- Therapeutic hypothermia: During this procedure, also called CODE ICE, a patient’s body temperature is lowered to between 90 and 93 degrees using cooling wraps, chilled intravenous fluids and ice packs. This treatment reduces the body’s oxygen requirements, decreases swelling and limits the release of toxins that cause cells to die. Therapeutic hypothermia protects vital organs following insufficient blood flow due to cardiac arrest, embolism or stroke.
Veins and arteries are an important part of the cardiovascular system, transporting blood and oxygen throughout the body and keeping it healthy. Vascular disease, which affects millions of Americans, involves the narrowing of blood vessels caused by plaque buildup. This can lead to heart attacks, strokes, amputations and other conditions.
Vascular diseases we treat
We use our advanced technology to diagnose and treat vascular conditions, including:
- Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
- Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
- Valve disease
- Coronary artery disease
Vascular treatments and services
We can treat a variety of vein and artery conditions without vascular surgery. Some of our vascular treatments include:
- Aneurysmectomy: We replace the portion of the aorta that contains the aneurysm with a mesh graft.
- Angiography, angioplasty and stenting: We use minimally invasive interventional techniques to assess and open arteries without surgery.
- Endarterectomy: We can improve blood flow by removing plaque buildup from arteries.
- Endovascular embolectomy: During this procedure, your cardiologist will remove an arterial blood clot with a catheter-based instrument.
- Fistula placement: This procedure opens a passageway to receive treatment or creates a connection between veins, arteries or vessels.
- Vena cava (IVC) filter therapy: We can place or remove a device to help prevent pulmonary embolism.
- Cryotherapy: Cryotherapy uses extreme cold to destroy selected cells.
- Thrombolytic therapy: We use clot-dissolving medications to break up dangerous blockages inside a blood vessel.
- Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) studies, including ankle-brachial index (ABI) assessment: We can compare blood pressure readings in the ankle to blood pressure readings in the arm to check for peripheral vascular disease.
- 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: During this procedure, we record blood pressure readings throughout your normal daily routine.