Cardiology

Cardiologists at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care diagnose and treat the full range of heart conditions, from high blood pressure and elevated blood cholesterol to congestive heart failure.
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Overview

Comprehensive Outpatient Care

Our clinical care teams have a wealth of experience in all aspects of heart care and apply the latest advances in the field to screening, prevention, testing and medical treatment. Cardiology care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care is a collaboration between two leading medical centers, Massachusetts General Hospital and North Shore Medical Center.

We offer the following cardiology services:

General Consultative Cardiology

  • Athlete's heart
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol management
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Evaluation and Management of Vascular Conditions
  • Hypertension management
  • Preoperative risk stratification
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Vascular heart disease

Cardiac Testing

  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • Electrocardiology (EKG)
  • Echocardiography
  • Holter/events monitoring
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Treadmill stress testing

Our Doctors

  • Raabia Ahmad, MD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiomyopathies, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease/Coronary Artery Disease, Non-Invasive Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology, Valvular Heart Diseases, Women's Health

  • Lawrence Block, MD

    781-595-1564

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiac Arrhythmia, Cardiomyopathies, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease/Coronary Artery Disease, Echocardiography, General Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Nuclear Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease, Pacemakers

  • Jacob Dal-Bianco, MD

    617-724-2076

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
    Clinical interest or expertise: Valvular heart disease, Mitral valve, Mitral valve prolapse, Mitral regurgitation, MitraClip, Aortic stenosis, Bicuspid aortic valve disease, Rheumatic heart disease, Catheter-based heart valve repair (MitraClip; TAVI / TAVR) Echocardiography, Cardiac ultrasound

  • Marc Forgione, MD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Coronary Heart Disease/Coronary Artery Disease, Management of High Cholesterol, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Valvular Disease, Vascular Diseases

  • Nancy Gracin, MD

    781-487-6000

    Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease
    Clinical interest or expertise: Coronary artery disease, Valvular heart disease, Arrhythmias, Heart failure, Hypertension

  • Edwin Heist, MD, PhD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardia Arrhythmias, Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Cardiac Resynchronization (Biventricular Pacing), Implanted Cardioverter Defrillator (ICD) Therapy, Pacemaker Therapy

  • Denise Hirsch, MD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiovascular Consults, Including Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Women and Heart Disease; Noninvasive Cardiac Testing, including Stress, Nuclear, Echo

  • David Kahn, MD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Non-Invasive Imaging including Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Diseases, Vascular Imaging

  • Steven Kurzrok, MD

    978-744-3499

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiac Arrhythmia, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiomyopathies, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease/Coronary Artery Disease, Echocardiography, General Cardiology, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, Valvular Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology

  • David Roberts, MD

    978-744-5900

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiac Arrhythmia, Cardiac Catheterization, Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease/Coronary Artery Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Heart Disease in Athletes, Angioplasty and Stent Placement performance

  • Robert Schainfeld, DO

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Endovascular Treatment of Venous Disease, Limb Ulcerations, Lower Extremity Revascularization, Non-coronary Atherosclerotic Disease, Venous Thromboembolic Disease

  • Nathan Van Houzen, MD

    978-882-6191

    Board Certification: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
    Clinical interest or expertise: Cardiac Arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiology

Appointments & Referrals

Making an Appointment

If you are a new patient scheduling an appointment with a specialist, please contact the Mass General Registration and Referral Center at 866-211-6588 first. The Referral Center will assign you a patient number. Please have the following information available when you call:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Insurance information
  • Emergency contact information

Once you have a patient number, please call 978-882-6191 to schedule an appointment.

Refer a Patient

To refer a patient, please call 978-882-6191.

Contact

Cardiology

102 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6191

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Call to request an appointment: 978-882-6191

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