Sports Cardiology

Whether you’re a highly trained athlete or someone who likes to take walks, if you have concerns about your heart health, Metro Health has sports cardiologists on staff who treat the following issues:

  • Syncope (loss of consciousness) or near syncope during or after physical exertion
  • Chest pain, pressure or discomfort experienced during or after physical exertion
  • Excessive fatigue or shortness of breath
  • Heart palpitations or cardiac arrhythmias
  • ECG/EKG abnormalities
  • Inherited cardiomyopathies
  • Changes in heart condition (within normal physiology)

Sports Cardiology Services

Our Sports Cardiology Clinic provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment recommendations for athletes of all ages and all levels. Our physicians work with you to understand the full spectrum of your needs and provide targeted services including:

  • Pre-screening for exercise participation
  • Evaluation of potential cardiac symptoms
  • Evaluation of changes in athletic performance, including cardiopulmonary testing, cardiovascular testing and review of medications
  • Referrals to other subspecialties as needed
  • Risk assessment for sudden cardiac death
  • Evaluation of older people who wish to return to athletic activity

To make an appointment call:

Heart & Vascular

616.252.5950

Sports Medicine

616.252.7778

We coordinate patient care with a variety of experts:

  • Cardiologists
  • Sports Medicine Practitioners
  • Family Medicine & Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Geneticists
  • Nutritionists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Exercise Physiologists