Medical Minute: Stress Test and What to Expect

If you’ve been scheduled for an exercise stress test, watch this video to find out what to expect! Dr. Robert Harizi, Chief of Cardiology; Joan Arakelian, Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology; and Kristen Hubert, Cardiovascular Technician demonstrate what happens during an exercise stress test. These tests are appropriate for people with chest pain and shortness of breath. Stress testing allows your doctor to evaluate your heart while it is working harder during exercise. It is an excellent way to detect blocked arteries.

Medical Minute: Stress Test and What to Expect

About Robert Harizi, MD, Chief of Cardiology

During his time as a cardiologist, Dr. Robert Harizi has learned that each patient is truly unique and often needs individualized therapy. “After making a diagnosis, I try to tailor the treatment which has the highest likelihood of success to that person. Before you begin any treatment plan, you have to take into consideration a patient’s lifestyle, what their job is, what their attitudes are – a comprehensive approach. It’s very...

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