Quarter-pound burgers, French fries, deep-fried chicken…our modern diets are often high in unhealthy fats. The fact that extra fats are so easily available in popular food has caused a spike in the number of U.S. residents with high cholesterol, which is the diagnosis given when a person has an unusually high level of fats in their blood. While high cholesterol can lead to potentially life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke, it can also be easily managed through diet, exercise, and medication.
Interventional Cardiology Program
Our Interventional Cardiology Program offers a full spectrum of cardiac care in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our program boasts a robust history in cardiovascular catheterization and intervention, caring for patients in the New England and New York regions through locations throughout the state. We serve as a national and international referral center for specialty percutaneous interventional procedures, commonly known as angioplasty. Our physicians specialize in complex coronary disease, structural heart disease, and peripheral vascular diseases, and we operate one of the largest...
Yale Medicine’s Section of Cardiovascular Medicine offers the full spectrum of cardiovascular care with outstanding programs in 10 areas of specialized care. Our nearly 50 physicians treat an array of cardiac conditions and our Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease programs are the largest in Connecticut. In addition to providing comprehensive clinical care, our cardiologists are involved in such specialized research centers as the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, which boasts faculty from eight countries and four continents.
Yale Medicine's Department of Internal Medicine is among the nation’s best. As one of the nation's top medical schools, we bring together clinicians, investigators and educators. We offer comprehensive and specialized services in all areas of care in a variety of outpatient settings. Our culture of collaboration and research gives patients access to expert opinions from nearly 1,000 doctors and scores of clinical trials. Most importantly, we offer world-class care to each and every patient, ensuring your diverse medical needs are attended to with compassion and expertise.