Professional Education (Physician Resources)

The fields of cardiovascular medicine and surgery are evolving so rapidly, it can feel hard to keep up — but Centra is here to help.

When you have questions about selecting the right cardiac imaging test or antiarrhythmic drug, call us at 434.200.5252. In the meantime, you can stay current on new treatment strategies, innovative surgical techniques and evidence-based guidelines by accessing the resources below.

You can also review our patient referral criteria, heart and vascular protocols, and recent outcomes data.

Printable Resources

Podcasts and Blog Content
  • The benefits of integrated care. In this podcast, cardiologist Chad Hoyt, MD, explains why we reorganized our cardiovascular and related services to create Centra Heart & Vascular Institute — and how this integration benefits physician and patients.
  • Women in cardiology. Listen in as adult congenital heart disease specialist Eve Chongthammakun, MD, discusses the importance of growing the number of female cardiologists in the field. She also explains why your female patients may benefit from seeing a female cardiologist who understands the challenges women face when balancing their daily responsibilities and taking care of their heart health.
  • Physician feature: A family history of cardiology care. In this blog, we share how our dynamic father-son duo — cardiologist David Truitte, MD, and cardiology physician assistant Matthew Truitte — have teamed up to care for the current (and next) generation of cardiovascular patients
  • Summertime Wellness: Brinder Kanda, MD & Michael Jones, DO from Centra's Heart & Vascular Institute along with John Gaughen, MD from Centra Neurology gave a talk to the community on the importance of heart and brain health and overall wellness as we move into the summer months and hope to move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic.
For Referring Physicians

We welcome referrals for further cardiovascular evaluation, potential treatment or a second opinion.

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