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VCS Receives Two Top Honors from the American Heart Association

Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists earns national recognition for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA) for their commitment to helping improve blood pressure (BP) control rates among the patient populations they serve, Gold level recognition as part […]

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VCS COVID-19 Guidelines

We understand patients are worried about the coronavirus but please do not ignore heart symptoms. Timely patient care is important in limiting potential damage to your health. For more information click here. Governor Northam has lifted the ban on performing elective surgeries in Virginia. Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists is now scheduling procedures at local hospitals following CDC […]

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Maximizing your Virtual Visit

If you haven’t heard, VCS is now offering virtual visits for our patients. Now, you can conduct a face-to-face appointment with your cardiologist using your phone or computer without leaving the safety and comfort of your home. Virtual visits are one of the many ways doctors and patients are responding to the corona virus pandemic. […]

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VCS is Excited to Introduce TeleHealth

Real-time, virtual visits conducted from the safety and comfort of your own home. Virtual visits are similar to in-office appointments where a VCS physician will review: Current cardiac concerns/problems Address medication questions, management, and refills Discuss recent procedures Share test or lab results Provide patient education Please note, due to the evolving nature of the […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine Questions

To sign up for COVID-19 vaccine:https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/richmond-city/2021/01/08/10436/ VCS doctors recommend the vaccine for VCS patients as they are at higher risk of serious complications from Covid-19 infection. VCS will not be administering the vaccine to patients. Please see Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website for more information on obtaining the vaccine. VDH Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/ Please note current […]

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Breakthrough Heart Surgery gets FDA Approval

SOURCE: NBC News A game-changing procedure is now available to almost all patients in need of aortic valve replacement. The hour-long procedure is less invasive and has a quick recovery time. It’s the same surgery musician Mick Jagger had earlier this year.

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Congratulations to our 2019 Top Docs

Every April, Richmond Magazine compiles the Top Docs of Richmond. These awards are based on nominations by Richmond physicians in 82 categories.  VCS physicians have been recognized as Top Doctors for the past 25 years. This year 5 of our VCS providers were recognized! Congratulations to Dr. Martin Caplan, Dr. David Gilligan, Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Dr. Ramesh Kundur, and Dr. Mark Newton , […]

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2017 Top Docs

Every April, Richmond Magazine compiles the Top Docs of Richmond. These awards are based on nominations by Richmond physicians in 82 categories.   VCS physicians have been recognized as Top Doctors for the past 22 years. This year 6 of our VCS physicians were recognized! Congratulations to Dr. Appleton, Dr. Gilligan, Dr. Jennings, Dr. Kundur, Dr. Newton and Dr. Sperry, all recognized as 2017 Top Docs! And […]

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