Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiology, Heart, Heart Rhythm Center

Cardiac ablation procedure can correct heart rhythm disorders

A normal heart rhythm is 60 to 100 beats per minute. If your heart is beating too fast, too slow or irregularly, you may have an arrhythmia. An abnormal heart rhythm doesn’t always require treatment. However, if the arrhythmia is causing significant symptoms or putting your health at risk, an electrophysiologist can help. One common…

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Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart, Heart Rhythm Center

Why are my nail beds blue?

Fingernails are good for scratching itches, but they are also a window into your health. If the skin under your fingernails has a blue or purple tinge, you might need to see a health care provider or a heart specialist. Why are my nails blue? The medical term for blue nail beds is cyanosis. Cyanosis…

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Electrophysiology, Heart

Innovative care to help make patients safer

When Arnold Belker, M.D., went for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan at Norton Brownsboro Hospital recently, he became a medical pioneer of sorts. His cardiac device had to be programmed into an MRI-safe mode before he went into the MRI tube, but rather than do it in person and add a possible risk of…

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Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiology, Diagnostics, Electrophysiology, Heart, Heart Failure, Interventional Cardiology, Norton Audubon, Norton Healthcare Foundation

Major gift and expansion for Norton Healthcare heart services

Today Norton Healthcare held a celebration to honor the Norton Heart & Vascular Institute team. During the event, local businessman G. Hunt Rounsavall, a long-standing member of the Norton Healthcare board of trustees and major donor to the health system, announced a $1.5 million gift to the Norton Healthcare Foundation from the Robert W. Rounsavall…

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Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiology, Employee stories - Norton Healthcare, Heart, Heart Rhythm Center, News

Cardiac electrophysiologist has heart-care roots

You could say that for Sofya Kuznetsov, M.D., cardiology is in her blood. Her mother was a cardiologist in her native Russia. “I saw how grateful her patients were. Some of them became her lifelong friends,” said Dr. Kuznetsov, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Heart Rhythm Center. As an electrophysiologist, Dr….

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