Sports cardiology experts at The University of Kansas Health System offer comprehensive cardiovascular care and testing for athletes and highly active individuals. Our cardiology services benefit healthy people as well as those who have heart disease or are at risk for the condition.
Our team provides pre-participation screenings and services for both recreational and elite athletes. We also serve those who are seeking a second opinion. Our sports medicine cardiologist works with patients and their primary care doctors to develop a coordinated diagnostic and treatment plan.
Sports cardiology services
We perform screenings for individuals of all fitness levels. Screenings begin with a detailed medical history and physical exam. Advanced diagnostic techniques are incorporated as needed. Techniques may include:
- Cardiac MRI or CT
- Cardiopulmonary and exercise stress test
- Genetic testing
We also provide screenings for serious conditions, including:
- Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
- Coronary anomalies
- Heart valve diseases
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- Inherited arrhythmias
Why choose us
The University of Kansas Health System is among the nation's top cardiovascular programs. Our large care team consists of physicians and other professionals who have advanced training and rich experience in multiple heart specialties, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and cardiovascular surgery.