Cardiology

aaha-logo-smAngell Animal Medical Center has one of the largest animal cardiology groups in New England, with three full time board-certified doctors and one cardiology resident. Our size and expertise allow us to provide extensive outpatient hours as well as collaboration and sub-specialization for excellence in all areas of cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology.

The Angell cardiology staff is focused on clinical excellence and optimal client service and animal care. We offer extended hours throughout the week for our outpatient appointments. We provide on-site availability of cardiologists six days per week with consultation and emergency services through our Emergency and Critical Care service clinicians on Sundays, holidays and overnight. The large staff size allows us to accommodate last-minute emergency referrals (by prior arrangement) on most work days.

Contact

350 S. Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130

Phone: 617 - 541 - 5038
Email: cardiology@angell.org

Angell West Appointments

Hours

Monday 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (every other W)
Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cardiology Team

Cardiology Team

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Referrals

Referrals

If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Stlaske at:

The referral line
617-541-5038
or
The referral fax
617-989-1653

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Our Services

Full Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

  • Balloon dilatation for pulmonic stenosis, aortic stenosis
  • Amplatzer ductal occlusion and coil embolization of PDA
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and angiography

Outpatient and Inpatient Echocardiography

  • Three state-of-the-art echocardiography machines (Philips Sonos 5500 Color Flow Doppler and GE Vivid 7 Pro Color Flow Doppler)
  • Outpatient and Inpatient Electrocardiography
  • Two HP Pagewriter 300 machines

Owners may remain with their pet during routine outpatient cardiology visits (including the echocardiogram)

Outpatient and Inpatient Blood Pressure Determination

  • Parks Doppler, Dynamap and Passport

Outpatient Ambulatory ECG Diagnostic Services

  • Twenty-four hour Holter evaluation (for animals with diagnosed or suspected paroxysmal arrhythmia)
  • Event monitoring (for recurrent syncopal activity)
  • Inpatient continuous telemetric ECG recording

Full Service Pacemaker Program

  • Transvenous pacemaker implantation (temporary, permanent)
  • Surgically placed epicardial pacemaker implantation

Cardiac Surgery Program
(run in conjunction with the Angell Surgery Service)

  • Pericardectomy
  • Surgical PDA ligation
  • Open valvotomy for pulmonic stenosis
  • Epicardial pacemaker implantation

Minimally-invasive thoracic surgery program—thoracoscopy

  • Pericardial window for recurrent pericardial effusion
  • Exploratory thoracoscopy for idiopathic pleural effusion