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Remote Monitoring of Pacemakers in Pittsburgh

Pacemaker & Implantable Device Monitoring

Welcome to Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, a private practice located in Pittsburgh, PA, that offers expert pacemaker and implantable device monitoring services to our patients. Our team of experienced cardiologists is dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical care possible.

Pacemakers and implantable devices are used to regulate heart rhythms in patients with certain heart conditions. These devices require ongoing monitoring to ensure they are functioning properly and to detect any issues that may arise. At Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, our goal is to provide our patients with the most comprehensive monitoring possible, so they can continue to live healthy, active lives.

We use advanced technology to monitor pacemakers and implantable devices, both on-site and remotely, allowing us to detect issues quickly and respond promptly if necessary. Our team of cardiologists is also available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about your device and its ongoing monitoring. 

If you’re ready to experience care from Pittsburgh’s top cardiovascular team, schedule your first appointment with Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine today. We are committed to providing you with timely, compassionate care.


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Remote Pacemaker and Defibrillator Checks

At Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, we offer a range of pacemaker and implantable device monitoring services aimed at ensuring that our patients receive the most comprehensive care possible. Our team of experienced cardiologists is dedicated to providing compassionate, timely care to patients living with heart conditions requiring pacemakers or implantable devices.

Pacemaker and Defibrillator Checks In the Office

During an in-office pacemaker check, our team will monitor the device to ensure it is continuing to function as intended. This typically involves using a special wand to communicate with the device and retrieve information like battery life, lead impedances, and captured rhythms.

Remote Pacemaker and Defibrillator Checks

For our patients with implantable devices, we offer remote monitoring services. This allows us to monitor the device in real-time from a remote location, reducing the need for in-person office visits. Our remote monitoring program also alerts us to any issues or changes that arise, enabling us to take prompt, proactive action to address any concerns.

Our skilled clinical staff is dedicated to ensuring that our patients receive the most comprehensive care possible, whether it's through our in-office device monitoring or remote monitoring services. 

If you have a cardiac condition that requires a pacemaker or implantable device, let Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine provide the care and support you need to stay healthy and active. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer in-person services at a heart hospital near me?

Yes! For cardiac conditions requiring pacemakers and other implantable devices, Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine can provide care at a number of hospitals in the Pittsburgh area. Visit this page to learn more about our hospital care services.

How often do I need my pacemaker checked?

Most pacemakers require regular check-ups, which may vary depending on the specific type of device you have. Generally, in-office checks are recommended every 3 to 6 months, while remote monitoring occurs as often as every day.

Does your heart doctor near me accept insurance for pacemakers?

Yes! As a private practice, Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine accepts insurance from a wide range of providers, including UPMC and Highmark. That said, it’s best to check with your specific insurance company to understand what’s covered and what isn’t.

How can I get started with the best heart specialist near me?

At Specialists in Cardiovascular Medicine, we want it to be as easy as possible for our patients to get started on the road to better heart health. Just use our simple online tool to request your first appointment at one of our hospital locations today.

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