Preventive cardiology

Partner with Spectrum Health to keep your heart as healthy as possible. Our experts help you prevent or manage heart disease—so you can live well and lower your risk of heart attack and other life-threatening cardiovascular problems.

Who We Treat

You may benefit from our preventive cardiology program if you are at risk for developing heart disease or suffer from chronic conditions such as diabetes, elevated LDL (bad cholesterol) or high blood pressure. You may also benefit if any of the following pertain to you:

  • Known heart disease
  • Multiple risk factors for heart disease
  • Depression and/or anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Eating disorders
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Metabolic wellness
  • Women’s cardiovascular health
  • Difficulty controlling high blood pressure or cholesterol levels

In-Person and Virtual Options

Get care your way. You can choose a virtual visit for many preventive cardiology services. You’ll save time and travel expenses when you use MyChart or the Spectrum Health App to talk with members of your care team over a secure video connection. Learn more about virtual specialty care

We also offer in-person care at two locations in Grand Rapids.

Multidisciplinary Team

Work with a team of specialists who offer a full range of services to help you meet your heart-healthy goals.

Preventive cardiologist
Preventive cardiologist

Helps you develop a plan to maintain or improve your heart health and oversees your care

Nurse
Nurse

Provides care and education

Psychologist
Psychologist

Cares for emotional and behavioral concerns, such as depression or disordered eating

Dietitian
Dietitian

Helps you set goals and create meal plans that fit your needs and preferences

Exercise physiologist
Exercise physiologist

Creates a fitness program to fit your goals and needs

Health coach
Health coach

Provides support and resources to help you improve your health

Individualized Care Plan

Take control of your health with help from your preventive cardiology team. Depending on your goals, needs and preferences, your care plan may include:

Genetic Testing for Inherited Heart Disease

Some types of heart disease are genetic—they’re caused by an abnormal gene passed down through families. If your diagnosis and family history indicate that your heart disease might be genetic, your cardiologist may recommend genetic counseling and testing.

Paying for Preventive Heart Care

Many health insurance plans cover preventive cardiology services. Contact your insurance provider to learn what’s in your plan. Learn more about paying for care.

Get a Second Opinion

Feel certain you’re getting the best care with a second opinion at Spectrum Health.