Clinical Services and Treatments

Sentara-EVMS Cardio-Obstetrics Center offers the best possible care to ensure mom and baby stay safe and cared for before, during and after pregnancy. Our program addresses specific concerns of pregnant women with hypertension or heart disease.

Clinical services

  • Preconception counseling and risk assessment for women with preexisting heart conditions or other cardiovascular risk factors.
  • During pregnancy, our patients will have:
    • Comprehensive assessment of cardiovascular health
    • Development of a personalized prenatal care plan
    • Pregnancy and cardiac monitoring throughout pregnancy
    • Delivery planning considering potential complications related to cardiovascular health
  • Postpartum care, including close follow-up with the obstetric and cardio-vascular team
  • Regular review of care by the interdisciplinary team

Heart and vascular conditions we treat

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Aortic disease
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Hypertensive disorders