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Sports Cardiology

Whether you’re an elite athlete or someone who likes to take walks, UM Health-West has sports cardiologists on staff to keep you healthy and active.

Conditions Treated

  • 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 range of your needs and to 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

Coordinated Care

We work together, across disciplines, to keep you feeling and performing your best. Specialties include:

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