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Cardiology

CARDIOLOGY SERVICES

Don’t Stress − Comprehensive Cardiology Testing Available at YCH

If your physician has recommended a heart check-up, the YCH Outpatient Clinic can help. Our educated and skilled team offers a spectrum of non-invasive cardiology testing, including:

  • EKG
  • Echocardiogram
  • Holter Monitor
  • Event Recorder
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Nuclear Stress Test

To find out more or to schedule an appointment, call the YCH Outpatient Clinic at (361) 293-2321, ext. #170.

Heart & Vascular Services Offered Through Yoakum Community Hospital & Craig Cardiovascular Center

Among our Outpatient Clinic Providers, Dr. Gary Reynolds, a Board Certified Cardiologist can also provide an array of services to best suit your cardiovascular needs. Dr. Reynolds recently joined Craig Cardiovascular Center and is now practicing full-time in the Professional Office Building. He is currently accepting new patients.

Cardiology Consultation and Patient Follow up

  • Chronic Care Management

Echocardiography

  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography
  • Stress/Echocardiography

Treadmill Stress Testing

  • Nuclear Stress Testing (Treadmill , Chemical)
  • Holter Monitor
  • Telemetry Monitor
  • Event Monitor

Tertiary Referral Network (San Antonio)

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Stenting
  • Electophysiology, Pacemakers, Defibrillators and Implantable Monitors

Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please call (361) 293-2321 ext. 781.

Dr. Reynolds office is located within our Professional Office Building 1200 Carl Ramert Drive, Suite D, Yoakum, TX 77995.

Dr. Reynolds accepts orders from local physicians, as well as out-of-town physicians. For orders to be performed, we require a written order, signed by your physician, with the tests needed and a diagnosis related to the testing being ordered.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Dr. Reynolds also is  also the Medical Director for our recently added Cardiac Rehabilitation. Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Department is here to help you recognize and change unhealthy habits ,while establishing a new way of life that will lower the risk of future heart problems.

Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) is important in the recovery of people who have suffered:

  • Heart Attack
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty with or without Stents
  • Heart or Heart/Lung Transplant
  • Current Stable Angina
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Peripheral Artery Disease

As with any rehabilitation program, CR include a combination of exercise and education to help patients return to a healthy active life.

The CR Department at Yoakum Community Hospital utilized cutting edge telemetry monitoring, up-to-date exercise equipment, educational strategies, and licensed counsel to facilitate the healing of our patients. CR increases cardiovascular efficiency, offers physical and psychological benefits, speeds recovery, and helps prevent prolonged disability. We provide medically supervised and individualized treatment plans based on each person’s unique circumstances

Cardiac Rehab Qualifying Diagnoses

Acute Conditions – Experienced Within the Last 12 Months

  • Heart Attack
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Coronary Angioplasty With or Without

Stenting

  • Heart or Heart/Lung Transplant
  • Current Stable Angina

Chronic Conditions

  • Stable Chronic Heart Failure (Approved 2014) with:
    -Ejection Fraction < 35%
    -Class II to IV CHF Symptoms
    -On Optimal Heart Failure Therapy For at Least 6 Weeks
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (Approved 2017). Patient Must Have Face to Face Visit with Physician Responsible for PAD to:
    -Obtain Referral
    -Receive Information Regarding Cardiovascular Disease and PAD Risk Factor Reduction

Please Contact the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department at Yoakum Community Hospital with any Questions or Referrals.

Phone:  361-293-2321, Ext.783
Fax: 361-321-0330
Contact: Donna Gabrysch, RN, Cardiac Rehab Coordinator