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When should I see a cardiologist?

Sentara Heart at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital comprises a comprehensive network of physicians that include family practice and internal medicine physicians, working together with cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, anesthesiologists and specially trained clinicians to provide the highest quality heart care.


Your provider will also work closely with you to review all procedure options and define the best course of treatment. Your healthcare team will help you adopt a lifestyle that can not only improve the current state of your cardiac health, but help you avoid problems in the future. And remember — you are the most important member of the team in improving, protecting and preserving your cardiac health. The more you learn about your condition, the better your chances for a successful and speedy recovery.


Our specially trained nurses are here to listen to your needs and help you understand your treatments and their impact on your life.

The mission of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital nurses is to promote physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being in Charlottesville and the surrounding communities; to share the job of birth, to heal the sick and injured, and to offer heartfelt care to the dying.