Cardiology

LDL Apheresis

Cholesterol is a soft and waxy substance that exists in every cell in our bodies. There are two types of cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein (HDL) which is considered “good cholesterol” and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) also known as “bad cholesterol.”  If we get too much cholesterol, large deposits of LDL collect in our arteries which increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and heart disease. This is when doctors will advise that a change is made to diet, exercise or medication.

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Cardiac CT Scan

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) is an X-ray-based scan principally designed to show the inside of the heart arteries “noninvasively” – without having to put any equipment deep into the body.  Use of cardiac CT for patient care became mainstream in 2005 after several advances made the scan much easier to perform and boosted scan accuracy.  Technology of cardiac CT has improved year-to-year ever since, and more and more doctors are using it to help diagnose heart disease.

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Stanley K. Zimmerman, M.D.

Stanley K. Zimmerman, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute SouthPointe
9228 S. Mingo Road Suite 200
Tulsa , OK 74133
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John S. Tulloch, M.D.

John S. Tulloch, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute Utica Office
1265 S. Utica Ave. Suite 300
Tulsa , OK 74104
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Robert L. Smith, Jr., M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute SouthPointe
9228 S. Mingo Road Suite 200
Tulsa , OK 74133
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David A. Sandler, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute Utica Office
1265 S. Utica Ave. Suite 300
Tulsa , OK 74104
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James J. Nemec, M.D.

James J. Nemec, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute SouthPointe
9228 S. Mingo Road Suite 200
Tulsa , OK 74133
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Kamran I. Muhammad, M.D.

Kamran I. Muhammad, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute Utica Office
1265 S. Utica Ave. Suite 300
Tulsa , OK 74104
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Edward T. Martin, M.D.

Edward T. Martin, M.D.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute SouthPointe
9228 S. Mingo Road Suite 200
Tulsa , OK 74133
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Arash Karnama, D.O.

Arash Karnama, D.O.

Location

Oklahoma Heart Institute SouthPointe
9228 S. Mingo Road Suite 200
Tulsa , OK 74133
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