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Cardiology is the study of the heart and its diseases. The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels and capillaries. Some examples of cardiology disorders are:

  • Night of Indulgence Heart Caring ImageArrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular disease or Coronary artery disease
  • Cholesterol
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral artery disease

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the no 1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer, but it is often preventable. Therefore, taking care of your heart is vital to maintaining a long healthy and happy life. Learn more about preventative cardiac care in women and tap into the vast resources available at Kaleida Health and through our Heartcaring® program.

Cardiac Services at Kaleida Health

A Woman's Guide to Heart Health

A cardiologist discusses heart disease specifically in women including the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and how women can make simple heart healthy changes to their lifestyle.

Fact Sheets for Women

Kaleida Health, the only designated Heartcaring healthcare system in Western New York, is committed to excellence in gender-sensitive cardiovascular care. Our hospitals and providers are proud to be your primary source for information, education, diagnostics and treatment of heart and vascular disease in women. If you are looking for a physician use find a doctor or select a designated Heartcaring physician from the list of providers.

Participating HeartCaring® Physicians and Nurse Practicioners

  • Terry Darlak, NP

    Terry Darlak, NP
    Cardiac Services, Buffalo General Medical Center

  • Tat-Sum Lee, MD

    Amy Damiani, MD
    General Physicians, PC
    609 Central Avenue
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
    (716) 363-6960

  • Tat-Sum Lee, MD

    Tat-Sum Lee, MD
    3898 Vineyard Dr.
    Dunkirk, NY 14048

  • David P. Hughes, MD

    David P. Hughes, MD
    Suzanne Moscati,

    University Emergency Medical Services
    462 Grider Street
    Buffalo, NY 14215
    (716) 898-4660

  • Vikram Sodhi, MD

    Vikram Sodhi, MD
    609 Central Ave.
    and 3898 Vineyard Dr.
    Dunkirk, NY 14048

  • Richard Milazzo, MD

    Richard Milazzo, MD
    Kathleen Kait, NP

    515 Swan St.
    Dunkirk, NY 14048