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Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute provides heart care that is personal, professional, compassionate and comprehensive. Our team of top board-certified cardiologists are renowned and recognized for ground-breaking research, cardiac expertise, industry leadership and compassionate patient visits.

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Press Release: Dr. J. Jeffrey Marshall Receives Award from the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association

The Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association (GEMSA) announced its 2020 award winners at an awards reception on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm at Peachtree Pointe at Lake Lanier in Buford, GA. GEMSA award finalists, members, and guests were in attendance. Dr. J. Jeffrey Marshall, chief of NCVI and interventional cardiologist, received the Dr. J. Jeffrey Marshall Excellence in Cardiac Care award for his contributions to prehospital and cardiac...

Article: What You Can Do To Prevent Hereditary Heart Disease

Do you have a strong family history of cardiovascular problems? Take heart—you’re not doomed by your genetics. Every time you see a new doctor or fill out a health information questionnaire, you dread the question. “Do you have a family history of heart disease?” You answer yes and wonder when—not if—you will develop it yourself. After all, you know heart disease is hereditary. Medicine has known that for a while. There are many genetic...

Article: What People With Cancer Need to Know About Heart Disease

Cancer-related cardiovascular problems often can be prevented. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you probably have a considerable to-do list: Make appointments with your oncologist, research treatments, talk to your employer, and line up help for you or your family (or better yet, ask a friend to figure it out). At the risk of adding another item: Visit a cardiologist. Yes, even if your cancer is nowhere near your heart. It’s yet another...

Article: 3 Risk Factors for Heart Disease You Can’t Control—and 5 You Can

You have the power to improve your heart health. Like many things in life, whether we get heart disease is somewhat under our control and somewhat not. Certain factors that put people at higher risk of having a heart attack, heart failure or other conditions can be changed, and others simply can’t. But we have more power to prevent heart disease than we think, says Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute’s Mark Matthews, MD....

Article: 10 Things to Know About 10 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute cardiologist Dr. Heval Kelli recently co-authored an article discussing important points for clinicians to understand regarding 10 specific cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors—unhealthful nutrition, physical inactivity, dyslipidemia, hyperglycemia, high blood pressure, obesity, considerations of select populations (older age, race/ethnicity, and sex differences), thrombosis/smoking, kidney dysfunction and genetics/familia hypercholesterolemia.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Article" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link=" https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666667721000040" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight=""...

Press Release: Northside Releases Latest Podcast Episode

Cardio-obstetrics may be the most important medical practice that women thinking about having children have never heard of. It’s a relatively new field practiced by Northside interventional cardiologist Dr. Michele Voeltz. In the latest episode of Northside Hospital Medical Moments, Dr. Voeltz discusses how maternal mortality is an important indicator of the health of a nation because many of the deaths are almost entirely preventable.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Press Release" custom_class=""...

Press Release: Dr. Gambhir Adds Second Fellowship to List Of Credentials

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute's Dr. Alok Gambhir has added fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society to his list of credentials.   [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Press Release" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.northside.com/about/news-center/articles/2021/01/15/northside-network-announces-latest-provider-updates" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] ...

Press Release: Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute in Canton moving Dec. 7

Starting Dec. 7, the physicians of Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute look forward to seeing patients at their new office on the Northside Hospital Cherokee campus: 470 Northside Cherokee Blvd., Suite 480, in Canton. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Press Release" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.northside.com/about/news-center/articles/2020/11/17/northside-hospital-cardiovascular-institute-in-canton-moving-dec.-7" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]      ...

Press Release: Northside Heart Specialists, Dr. Niraj Sharma join Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute

Northside Heart Specialists and Dr. Niraj Sharma are merging with Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Sharma will continue to serve patients in Athens, Cumming and Duluth, and is returning to practice in Lawrenceville. [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Press Release" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.northside.com/about/news-center/articles/2020/10/22/northside-heart-specialists-dr.-niraj-sharma-join-northside-hospital-cardiovascular-institute" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]    ...

Press Release: NCVI Welcomes New Physicians and Opens New Office in Dawsonville

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute is proud to announce the addition of three new physicians - Dr. Alok Gambhir, Dr. Lalitha Medepalli and Dr. Ankit Patel - and a new location in Dawsonville.     [mkd_button size="" type="" text="Access Press Release" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.northside.com/about/news-center/articles/2020/10/14/northside-hospital-cardiovascular-institute-welcomes-drs.-alok-gambhir-lalitha-c.-medepalli-and-ankit-a.-patel-opens-new-dawsonville-location" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]      ...