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Alaska Heart Institute is recognized for excellence in cardiology in the state of Alaska and beyond.

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From prevention to diagnosis to treatment, we offer a full complement of cardiovascular services.

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Our mission is to provide exceptional cardiovascular care for all Alaskans. We are proud to give back to our community.

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News & Updates

Alaska Heart Beat; Spring 2015

March 26, 2015

You can view the full newsletter here , or read below. Our Iditarod Docs Embrace the Spirit of Alaska At the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute, we are proud to have a talented team provide the highest quality of cardiovascular care to Alaskans. This year, AHVI physicians are participating in an event that has a special […]

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

Our heart thumps, contracting and expanding, circulating blood all over our bodies. The strenuous process of pumping blood up your leg wears on our veins over time. Coupled with other factors, such as injury, we can develop serious venous insufficiencies. A venous ulcer can develop from weakened veins, venous insufficiencies and injury. Venous ulcers can […]

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015

Our veins are workhorses. They are tasked with pushing deoxygenated blood back to our lungs and heart, often times, against the force of gravity. Inside each vein are small flaps that assure that blood only flows one way. As we age, these flaps can become weak and falter, especially in our legs. If these flaps […]

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015

Every year, millions of Americans take to the skies for travel. Some travel for work and others for much-needed vacations. When going to and from Alaska, travelers are bound to find themselves sitting on a plane for an extended period of time. Studies show that long-distance travelers may face an increased risk of deep vein […]

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