PAD occurs when a fatty build-up of plaque narrows down the arteries causing an obstruction to the blood flow. It most commonly affects the arteries in the legs but can affect the arteries in the neck, arms, intestine, and kidneys.
Are you at risk for PAD?
- Over 50 years of age
- Current or former smoker
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- History of Heart Disease or Stroke
- Inactive Lifestyle
- Leg pain with activities
- Tiredness or cramping leg muscles
- Poor hair growth
- Skin discoloring
- Wounds that are difficult to heal
Heart South Cardiosvascular group provides invasive testing to diagnose PAD. Under the care of our doctors, they can diagnose, conservatively treat, and perform procedures that can give their patients life-changing outcomes!
Dr. Mehta, Dr. Segrest, and Dr. Balmuri are Board Certified in Interventional Cardiovascular Disease.
They all specialize in the treatment of:
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Coronary Arterial Disease
- Carotid Arterial Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Cardiac Imaging
- Interventional Cardiac Procedures
- Preventative Cardiology
Our Board-Certified Cardiologists are skilled in the evaluation, diagnosis, and care of all medical conditions associated with managing heart-related problems. We serve patients from Birmingham to Bibb County and more, we have the right doctor for you.