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Executive Heart Health

Upper East Side Cardiology

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist located in Upper East Side, New York, NY

If you’re a chief executive officer, vice president, or chairperson, consider enrolling in executive heart health. Routine checkups can alert you to underlying medical issues, ensuring you live a long and healthy life. At Upper East Side Cardiology, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, cardiologist Satjit Bhusri, MD, provides executive heart health to busy professionals. To make an appointment, call the office in New York City, or book online today.

What is executive heart health?

Executive heart health is a cardiology subspecialty that works to identify underlying cardiovascular conditions in busy professionals. 

At Upper East Side Cardiology, the team provides executive heart health to a wide range of business and community leaders, including:

  • Trustees
  • Chairpersons
  • Chief executive officers (CEOs)
  • Vice presidents
  • Presidents
  • Senior vice presidents

You might also qualify for executive heart health if you’re a medical professional, like a doctor or a dentist.

Why is executive heart health important?

If you’re a business or community leader, you’ve got a long to-do list and dozens of responsibilities. Your employees, colleagues, and fellow professionals rely on you to keep things running. But if you have an underlying medical condition that affects your heart, you’re also more likely to experience a heart attack or stroke.

Executive health uses routine preventive screenings, lab work, and physical exams to identify potential issues. If the team discovers anything that increases your risk of a heart-related medical condition, they make treatment recommendations.

What happens during an executive heart health visit?

At Upper East Side Cardiology, an executive heart health visit includes the following:

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

An EKG is a noninvasive test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images of your heart. It provides a safe and convenient way to determine if you’ve had a heart attack.

Echocardiogram (ECHO)

An ECHO is a noninvasive test that’s similar to an EKG. The difference is that it captures images of the blood flowing through your heart and heart valves. ECHOs can detect blockages or valve abnormalities.

Cardiac stress test

A cardiac stress test monitors your heartbeat and respiratory rate during exercise. The team might ask you to walk on a treadmill for several minutes to help identify blockages in your arteries.

Carotid artery ultrasound

A carotid artery ultrasound is a noninvasive test that determines your risk of a stroke. It uses high-frequency sound waves to assess the amount of plaque (fatty buildup) in your veins and arteries.

Review of your cholesterol profile

A cholesterol profile is a blood test that analyzes the fats in your blood, including “bad” cholesterol, “good” cholesterol, and triglycerides. If your cholesterol levels are outside the recommended numbers, your provider makes treatment recommendations.

Review of your nutrition and diet goals

The team at Upper East Side Cardiology might ask about the meals and snacks you eat. They use that information to identify unwanted calories and/or other ingredients that might affect the health of your heart, like sodium or saturated fat.

Comprehensive exercise plan

It’s crucial to exercise, even if you’re busy. The team at Upper East Side Cardiology can recommend a workout routine that aligns with your schedule. 

To learn more about the benefits of executive heart health, make an appointment at Upper East Side Cardiology by calling the office or booking online today.