Cholesterol & Heart Disease

In addition to the classic risk factors for heart disease, we utilize advanced cholesterol panels and inflammation markers, and when necessary advanced imaging, to assess each individual's heart disease risk and to optimize their treatment.

Classic Risk Factors

  • Family History
  • Elevated Cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Advanced Cholesterol & Inflammation Markers

  • Lipid Particle size and number
  • Inflammation markers - CRP, MPO, Fibrinogen
  • Homocysteine
  • Hemoglobin A-1-C
  • Testosterone

Advanced Non-Invasive Imaging

  • Carotid Intimal Media Thickness
  • Coronary Calcium Scan