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Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano Outpatient Services

Personalized care to prevent and reduce the burden of heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Our clinical expertise and advanced technology allow us to identify and treat risk factors for heart disease before it occurs.

Preventive cardiology is a specialty within cardiovascular medicine and is a critical piece of our spectrum of heart care. Our Center specializes in a prevention-as-treatment philosophy that focuses on identifying and managing warning signs or symptoms of heart disease before they become serious or life-threatening.

As an award-winning cardiovascular treatment institution, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano has been known for more than a decade for its advanced surgical treatment of heart conditions and delivery of quality care.


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Stopping heart disease
in its tracks

Preventing heart disease is the best way we can advocate for our patients and our community. Our highly skilled heart team prescribes a unique blend of lifestyle modification recommendations and traditional treatment protocols to create a customized prevention plan that’s right for you. Rather than treating disease after occurs, our focus is on managing the entire cardiovascular system in order to:

  1. Prevent heart disease from occurring in the first place
  2. Reduce the risk of heart disease
  3. Reduce the burden of heart disease in those already diagnosed with a cardiovascular condition

We specialize in diagnosing and treating the following conditions as they relate to cardiovascular disease:

  • High blood pressure or hypertension
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • High cholesterol: high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (“bad cholesterol”), high triglycerides, high lipoprotein A, complex lipid disorders such as familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Family history of heart disease or genetic predisposition for cardiovascular disease
  • Women’s Health
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Gestational hypertension
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Premature menopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Inflammatory disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematous
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Elevated high sensitivity c-reactive protein
  • Infectious Diseases
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac monitoring pre-and during chemotherapy treatment

Diagnostic accuracy and advanced technology

Our diagnostic team performs a comprehensive analysis of your individual cardiovascular risk that includes non-invasive diagnostic tests and advanced imaging technology that can pinpoint blockages like never before.

Our advanced heart diagnostic technology includes:

  • 3D Echocardiography allows us to see the heart from multiple angles.
  • HeartFlow® fractional flow reserve test (FFR) is a non-invasive way for us to see an unprecedented view of the coronary arteries.
  • The 256-Slice GE Revolution CT delivers high-definition imaging across the entire body and provides


Steve Kindsvater, MD
Interventional Cardiologist on the medical staff of Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano

Anadita Kulkarni, MD
Cardiologist on the medical staff of Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano

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