Clinicians from the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center are dedicated to improving women's heart health and have joined the American Heart Association in the Go Red for Women movement.
|Specialized Cardiac Care
The Elizabeth Anne and Karen Barlow Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center provides a unique clinical service – cardiac care designed specifically for women. There are differences in the way physicians diagnose and treat men and women with heart disease, making it important to offer specialized cardiac care for women.
Your Health questions answered
GO RED EVENTS
Thursday, February 5
Malissa Wood, MD
Malissa J. Wood, MD, discusses how to use your social network to improve your health.
Friday, February 6
National Wear Red Day!
Wear red today and show your support for heart health.
Spin the Heart Wheel
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Meet members of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center team and get facts about your heart health.
Go Red AHA Twitter Chat
Malissa Wood, MD
Malissa Wood, MD, answers your questions about heart disease. Show your heart health pride by tweeting photos of you or your team wearing red. #GoRedSelfie
Women and Heart Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction
Maria Vivaldi, MD
Maria Vivaldi, MD, disproves common myths about women and heart disease.
- Tips for heart health
Corrigan Minehan Heart Center physicians share their tips on ways to prevent and control heart disease.
- Learn how heart disease is different for women
Find information about symptoms and risk factors
- Read about the myths of heart disease
Misconceptions have created a gender gap in treatment of women with cardiovascular disease
- Cardiovascular disease and pregnancy
Nandita S. Scott, MD, talks about the relationship heart disease has with pregnancy.
- Download a brochure (PDF)
Learn more about specialized cardiac care for women at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center
- Make an appointment at the Heart Center
Request an appointment online or call 866-MGH-8910 to begin the appointment process
- Contact the Heart Center
Call 866-644-8910 to learn more about the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center
- Request a second opinion
Physicians at the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center welcome second opinion appointments to review cases and proposed lines of treatment
In the News
- Defective gene found to protect against heart disease
Mass General researchers at have identified rare, protective genetic mutations that lower the levels of LDL cholesterol — the so-called “bad” cholesterol — in the blood
- Ask the expert: The myths and facts about women and heart disease
Malissa Wood, MD, discusses the myths surrounding women and heart disease.
- Raising heart disease awareness
Jennifer McIntyre, RN, a Mass General nurse and Heart Center patient joins the AHA's Boston Heart Walk
Learn about the American Heart Association
Learn about the movement and how you can get involved in your community
- Assess your main cardiovascular health risk factors
Call the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center outpatient access nurse at 866-644-8910
Our approach to patient care brings together a team of cardiac specialists who create a personalized treatment plan for each patient.