Mercy Medical Center provides expert cardiovascular services that assist physicians and patients in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and associated conditions.
Focused on detecting disease in its earliest stages, Mercy's program is staffed by a team of highly skilled experts. They provide not only treatment of cardiovascular disease, but also life-saving therapies for reducing the risks posed by hypertension, high cholesterol, smoking, lack of exercise, poor diet and elevated stress.
Mercy's diagnostic services include:
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Cardiac Doppler Studies
- CT Scanning
- Electrophysiology (EP) Studies
- Exercise Stress Testing
- Pulse Volume Recording
- Stress Echo
- Transesophageal Echocardiography
- Vascular Testing
- Venous and Arterial Duplex Scanning
Mercy works in close collaboration with St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center®, the only Long Island hospital ranked among the nation's best for complex cardiac care by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Patients requiring surgical intervention can be immediately transferred for state-of-the-art procedures.
Mercy's programs are headed by Thierry Duchatellier, MD, Mercy's Director of Cardiology, a specialist in Preventive Cardiology and Congestive Heart Failure, and Xenophon Xenophontos, MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery.