Dr. Ireland, a cardiologist in Anchorage, is qualified to deliver comprehensive care for your cardiovascular system and heart. Dr. Ireland may see patients for symptoms like difficulty breathing, dizziness or chest pains, to name a few. Cardiovascular issues that may be identified and cared for by a cardiologist can include congenital heart defects, angina, arrhythmia, heart failure, rheumatic heart disease, heart aneurysms and coronary artery disease, to name a few.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Ireland specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. She may also refer patients to specialist physicians when medically needed. For instance, patients with serious heart problems could be referred to a cardiologist for further diagnostic tests or therapies.