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Stay On Top of Your Heart Health

If you have a new or existing heart problem, it's vital to see a doctor. Our heart health checklist can help you determine when to seek care. Please remember, delaying heart care at any time may lead to serious health problems.

Heart Health Checklist:

  1. Call 911 or go to the ER: If you have heart problems such as chest pains, shortness of breath or sudden numbness, get help immediately.
  2. Stay on schedule: If you have a heart procedure or surgery scheduled, don't postpone it. Your condition could get worse.
  3. Continue your care: If you have already been diagnosed with heart disease, continue your follow-up visits and treatments as prescribed by your cardiologist.
  4. Know your risk factors: Be sure to understand how your health may put you at risk for heart disease.
  5. Follow healthy heart habits: A healthy diet and exercise plan have great benefits for heart health and overall well-being.

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, we have many added safety measures to make sure your visit is safe. In the video below, Charles Lowenstein, chief of cardiology, explains how we’re keeping you safe.

Don't Delay Cardiovascular Care

Don't delay your care: Our cardiologists are ready to check your heart health, manage early heart disease or prevent disease from developing. Scheduling an in-person or video appointment is easy for new and existing patients.

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Schedule Your Appointment Today

  • New and Existing Patients: You can schedule an in-person visit or a video appointment through telemedicine.
  • You can also request an appointment by calling 443-997-0270.
  • Existing patients may also request an appointment through MyChart.

COVID-19 and Heart Disease

If you have a pre-existing heart condition or have risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension or obesity, you may be at greater risk if you do get COVID-19. In the video below, cardiologist Erin Michos explains what you need to know.

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