Delaware Heart & Vascular, PA is a single-specialty cardiology practice located in Dover, Delaware. DH&V’s staff includes physicians Vincent D. Abbrescia, DO; Judith Rippert, DO; Sanjeev Patel, MD; their physician assistant, Kristen McLaughlin, PA-C; and a wide array of highly skilled support staff.
Dr. Abbrescia began practicing cardiology in 1999. Drs. Rippert and Patel began practicing in 1997 and 2009, respectively. All three physicians are board certified in cardiovascular disease, and carry additional board certifications in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. All three physicians completed formal cardiac fellowship training at nationally recognized and accredited tertiary-care medical centers. They practice all aspects of clinical cardiology, and Dr. Patel completed an additional fellowship in interventional cardiology.
Their office is located in the new state-of-the-art Eden Hill Medical Center in Dover, Delaware. The office provides a full spectrum of cardiovascular services. The physicians and assistants provide comprehensive consultative services as well as follow-up office visits five days a week. The onsite imaging center includes nationally accredited nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and vascular imaging laboratories. The arrhythmia center provides comprehensive arrhythmia diagnostics and management of pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as Holter monitoring, event loop recorders, and tilt-table testing. The coumadin clinic provides onsite finger-stick coumadin management and education.
The physicians and staff of Delaware Heart & Vascular provide a very unique, warm, friendly and compassionate hands-on approach to cardiovascular care. The physicians and staff strive to provide a “family” environment, lending to more effective doctor-patient relationships. As osteopathic physicians, Drs. Abbrescia and Rippert place a special emphasis on preventative cardiovascular medicine and holistic health.