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Cardiology Clinic Open for Children

Contact: Amanda White

 

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“This new location continues UK’s commitment to quality patient care. It offers better access for parents and their children who live in south Lexington and surrounding communities. In addition, we have full-service cardiac diagnostic capabilities including cardiac imaging, 24-hour EKG recordings, chest X-ray, and a complete laboratory service.”

--Thomas Di Sessa, M.D., pediatric cardiology division chief

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2003) -- The University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Department of Pediatrics recently opened a new pediatric cardiology clinic at Kentucky Clinic South.

“This new location continues UK’s commitment to quality patient care. It offers better access for parents and their children who live in south Lexington and surrounding communities,” said Thomas Di Sessa, M.D., pediatric cardiology division chief. “In addition, we have full-service cardiac diagnostic capabilities including cardiac imaging, 24-hour EKG recordings, chest X-ray, and a complete laboratory service.”

The clinic will provide outpatient diagnostic and treatment services for children with suspected or diagnosed congenital or acquired heart disease and heart defects. Evaluations can be conducted of heart murmurs, chest pain, syncope, and other symptoms that may be attributed to the cardiovascular system. Also included are diagnosis of and treatment for congenital malformations of the heart, defects acquired from rheumatic fever or infection, cardiac arrhythmias, and acquired myocardial disease.

Kentucky Clinic South is located at 2400 Greatstone Point, Lexington. To schedule a pediatric cardiology appointment at Kentucky Clinic or Kentucky Clinic South, call (859) 323-6754.


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