Dr. Williams Ortega Pantoja, our cardiologist in Puerto Vallarta, has training as a General practitioner at the University of Guadalajara, graduated with academic excellence, is a specialist in Internal Medicine, graduated from the Regional Hospital “Dr. Valentín Gómez Farías” from Zapopan, Jalisco and Subspecialty in Clinical Cardiology, graduated from the Old Civil Hospital of Guadalajara “Fray Antonio Alcalde,” endorsed by the University of Guadalajara.
He is certified by the Mexican Council of Internal Medicine and the Mexican Council of Cardiology a member of the Mexican Society of Cardiology.
He is an expert in chronic degenerative diseases in adults, and in the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of cardiovascular diseases, such as Diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, ischemic heart disease, and degenerative heart diseases.
What is the work of the Cardiologist in Puerto Vallarta?
While the heart is a vital organ that allows our bodies to function properly, it can also be susceptible to various diseases that can endanger our health and well-being. That’s why cardiologists play an important role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease.
In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, cardiologists are tasked with caring for patients with heart conditions, including coronary heart disease, heart failure, high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and valvular disease. These professionals are highly trained in evaluating and diagnosing heart disease and may use a variety of tools and techniques, including electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, stress tests, and cardiac catheterization, to assess a patient’s heart health.
In addition to diagnosing heart disease, cardiologists can also provide treatment for a variety of conditions, including medications, interventional therapy, surgery, and implantable medical devices. Cardiologists also work with other healthcare professionals, including primary care physicians and critical care specialists, to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for patients with heart disease.
Prevention is also an important component of a cardiologist’s job. These professionals can provide recommendations and advice for maintaining a healthy heart, such as maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, not smoking, and controlling cholesterol and blood pressure levels. By doing so, patients can reduce their risk of developing heart disease and improve their quality of life.
Among the services offered by the cardiologist are:
- Cardiological preoperative assessment
- Specialized medical consultation
- 24-hour Holter
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
- Transthoracic echocardiogram
- Cardiac catheterization (in association with hemodynamic cardiologists)
If you require an appointment with a cardiologist in Puerto Vallarta, you can contact us to make your appointment.