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Lipid Clinic

The AHN Lipid Clinic offers advanced treatments to help patients manage their cholesterol and hit their targeted levels to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. 

About the Lipid Clinic

We’re dedicated to treating the single most common risk factor of heart disease and stroke: lipid disorders. Our specialists work as a team to create treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs and lifestyle.

The Lipid Clinic may be right for you if you have any of the following:

  • A family history of heart attacks or strokes in members younger than 55.
  • A history of heart attack or stroke, or peripheral arterial disease with high cholesterol or triglyceride levels.
  • No improvement in your current high cholesterol treatment.
  • Inability to take statin medications.
  • High cholesterol levels and need help eating right or starting to exercise.
  • Fatty liver disease and need help managing cholesterol.

Conditions treated here

We focus on treating lipid disorders, including:

  • High LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, also called bad cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Genetic lipid disorders such as elevated lipoprotein(a)

The Lipid Clinic at AHN: Why choose us?

We offer comprehensive testing and advanced treatment options, all in one location. They include:

  • Specialized lipid testing
  • In-depth explanation of lipid profile results and treatment options
  • 10-year heart disease and stroke (ASCVD) risk reduction
  • Genetic testing for inherited conditions
  • Medication management based on the latest research, including managing statin intolerances
  • Access to clinical trials

Our team

We bring together a broad base of expertise. Our team of AHN specialists consists of:

  • Cardiologists, including board-certified lipid specialists
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Exercise physiologists

Contact us

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677  or request an appointment to see a specialist at the AHN Lipid Clinic.