Ischemic Heart Center in Brooklyn, NY
Call (718) 283-8902 for an appointment with an Ischemic Heart specialist or request an appointment online.
Ischemic heart disease is best described as decreased blood flow from clogged coronary arteries to the heart muscle often leading to a heart attack. Maimonides cardiologists, interventional cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons collaborate to provide optimal treatment for your Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) using the most sophisticated technology.
Drs. Jacob Shani and Greg Ribakove
Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses provide a full complement of care which includes patient tailored treatment and prevention. Risk factors for CAD include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and smoking. Maimonides offers smoking cessation and nutrition counseling to help patients reduce their risk of heart attack.
Maimonides is the only hospital in the State of New York to have both its Cardiac Surgery and its Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Program commended for significantly lower mortality rates, receiving the prestigious double asterisk from NYS DOH for both cardiac surgery and angioplasty procedures. Our PCI Program has achieved these highest possible ratings for both emergency and non-emergency PCI procedures for over ten years.