Center for Preventive Cardiology

OHSU Preventive Cardiology can help you prevent and even reverse heart disease. Our team of experts is dedicated to helping you recognize and manage your risk factors, along with the genetic and health conditions that increase your chance of developing cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attacks. For appointments, call 503-494-1775.

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Heart Disease Prevention Program

Meet our preventive cardiology team

Dr. Sergio Fazio, director of OHSU Preventive Cardiology

Dr. Sergio Fazio is director of OHSU's Center for Preventive Cardiology and is board certified in Lipidology (cholesterol). Dr. Fazio and his research team have relocated from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was chief of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

Meet our heart disease prevention team

Treatment options to prevent heart disease

Our program begins with a comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessment. Once your risks are identified, a preventive program is developed based on your individual needs. Treatment options can include:

  • Blood pressure management
  • Cholesterol and triglyceride management
  • Diabetes management
  • Exercise counseling
  • Nutrition services
  • Smoking cessation
  • Genetic counseling
  • Stress testing
  • Coronary artery calcium screening (CACS) testing
  • Cholesterol dialysis (LDL apheresis)

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Heart health information

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Portland, Oregon 97239

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OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute partners with providers around the region to care for patients with heart and vascular conditions. We provide continuing education, clinical trials, and resources for the practitioners we work with.

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