Understanding Heart Disease Discussion Feb. 14

Special to the Times

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men.  Join Drs. Kelley-Hedgepeth and Lewis on line, Tuesday, February 14, 2-3:30 p.m., as they present a brief overview of common cardiac conditions, including coronary atherosclerosis, heart failure and atrial fibrillation. They will review the treatments for these chronic heart diseases, the impact of lifestyle, and other strategies to stabilize disease.  After their talks, they’ll welcome your questions.

Dr. Kelley-Hedgepeth is Board Certified/Eligible in Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography.  She has extensive experience in managing coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias.   Dr. Lewis is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  Her professional interests include cardiac imaging, preventive cardiology, women’s cardiac health, and general cardiology issues including coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease.

This program is presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, as part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series.  Registration required online https://beaconhillvillage.org or by calling Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713.  Registrants will receive the zoom link for the program.

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