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Heart Care

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Cardiovascular Services

Caring for your heart begins with preventive care, and Bassett Healthcare Network offers a variety of preventive heart services including:

  • A Preventive Cardiology & Lipid Clinic, providing cholesterol testing, high blood pressure management, and nutritional counseling for those who are at risk for or have been diagnosed with heart disease
  • Pre-exercise heart screening before you begin an exercise program

Our cardiovascular services also include procedures and surgeries used to diagnose and treat illnesses and irregularities involving your heart and blood vessels, as well as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and strengthening programs.

Cardiovascular Conditions

Our heart specialists see patients for a variety of heart-related symptoms and heart conditions, including:

  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries
  • Blood clots
  • Cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure
  • Carotid artery disease, or narrowing of the large arteries that carry blood to the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries that carry blood into and out of the heart
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Heart attack and angina, a type of chest pain
  • Heart valve disease
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Pericarditis, or inflammation of tissues surrounding the heart
  • Stroke
  • Vasculitis, an inflammation of the blood vessels

Types of Heart-Related Services 

The cardiovascular program at Bassett Healthcare Network encompasses assessment of your heart health, diagnosis of heart conditions, treatment, and recovery. Our team of heart care specialists provides the following services:

  • Diagnostic procedures, such as electrocardiogram (ECG and EKG) and our nuclear heart scan, a special camera that can identify any damaged heart muscle and analyze your heart flow
  • Minimally invasive procedures in diagnosing and treating heart conditions, such as cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, stent placement, TAVR or minimally invasive valve replacement, and ablation
  • Medications to alleviate symptoms and help avoid complications of heart disease
  • Heart surgeries, such as open-heart surgery, valve replacement, bypass surgery, aneurysm repair, and robot-assisted surgeries 
  • Cardiac rehabilitation to help you manage your heart condition and experience optimal recovery after treatment

Schedule an Appointment for a Consultation

If you have heart symptoms or want an evaluation of your heart health, ask your primary care practitioner about setting up an appointment with one of our highly trained heart specialists.

Bassett Healthcare Network offers cardiovascular services in Cooperstown, Cobleskill, Oneonta, Herkimer, Little Falls, Delhi, and other locations across Central New York.