We’re dedicated to treating the single most common risk factor of cardiovascular disease: lipid disorders. Our specialists work together to create treatment plans to help lower cholesterol that are tailored to each patient’s unique needs and lifestyle.
The Lipid Clinic may be right for you if you have any of the following:
We focus on treating lipid disorders, including:
We offer comprehensive lipid testing and advanced cholesterol treatment options, all under one roof at Allegheny General Hospital. They include:
Our team of medical specialists provides a broad base of expertise about lipid disorders and how to reduce their effect, as well as lowering the risk of heart disease and strokes. Our medical specialists include:
If you have any of the lipid disorders we treat at the Lipid Clinic — and you’re not already being treated there — talk to your primary care provider (PCP) about the benefits of our specialized treatments and resources. Your doctor can then decide whether it’s best to refer you for treatment at the clinic.
Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 to schedule an appointment with your PCP for an annual checkup or to discuss your heart health concerns.
If you believe the Lipid Clinic is the right treatment choice now, you can refer yourself for treatment by calling the AHN Cardiovascular Institute directly at (412) 359-4744. Ask about the self-referral process for the Lipid Clinic. Before you call, make sure you have your current insurance information and the contact information for your current primary care provider (if you have one).
You can also complete a short AHN Lipid Clinic Request a Call form to request a call from a Lipid Clinic representative at a later, more convenient time.