Heart Attack Recovery Program
Specialized care to protect your health
If you've had a cardiac event, your doctor may want you to see a cardiologist.
Jagdish Patel, MD, FACC, helps patients who have had serious heart-related events.
People who have had heart surgery or other procedures may also need specialized follow-up care. At Kishwaukee Cardiology Associates, board-certified cardiologist, Jagdish Patel, MD, FACC, works with area physicians to help patients who have had serious heart-related events, including:
Dr. Patel also cares for people with heart problems who have had treatment such as:
Kishwaukee Cardiology Associates provides the close monitoring that's needed to reduce your risk of developing further heart problems. Dr. Patel has years of experience with the latest testing methods, including echocardiogram, EKG, and the most sophisticated nuclear diagnostics. Dr. Patel carefully manages medication, to control blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood clotting. He is also highly experienced with the most advanced medications for the heart, including Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors.
Helping You Feel Your Best
After a heart-related event or medical procedure, you'll need to make important lifestyle changes - and you'll have plenty of help. Your doctor or Dr. Patel may recommend a cardiac rehabilitation program to help you begin exercising safely, improve your diet and learn to take good care of yourself.
Valley West Community Hospital has an excellent cardiac rehab program. Dr. Patel can oversee this aspect of your recovery too, and is always here to answer questions and give you the caring support and information you can count on.