Coumadin Clinics at Peninsula Cardiology
One of the chronic disease management services available at Peninsula Cardiology Associates is our Coumadin Clinics. Both our Salisbury and Berlin
locations are directed by physicians and managed by experienced staff knowledgeable in various forms of anticoagulation therapy. If you are
on an anticoagulant, it is important for you to know as much about this medication as possible. In order to be seen in one of our Coumadin Clinics a physician referral is needed.
To schedule an appointment or speak to someone, call:
- Salisbury Coumadin Clinic: 410-543-1810
- Berlin Coumadin Clinic: 410-641-3794
Coumadin is the brand name for Warfarin Sodium, which is a commonly used anticoagulant.
Our Coumadin Clinics manage anticoagulant therapy for hundreds of patients in an eight county area and have been nationally recognized for
Your physician has prescribed Coumadin therapy for one of the following conditions:
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Blood clots
occur when blood thickens and clumps together.
- Pulmonary Embolism (PE) - A pulmonary embolism, or PE, is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The blockage usually is due
to a blood clot that traveled to the lung from a vein in the leg.
- Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) - Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or A Fib) is a common heart rhythm disorder caused by a problem
in the conduction of electrical impulses in the upper chambers, or atria, of the heart.
- Artificial Heart Valves - An artificial heart valve is a device implanted in the heart of a patient with heart valvular disease.
When one of the four heart valves malfunctions, the medical choice may be to replace the natural valve with an artificial valve. This requires
- Cardiomyopathy - Cardiomyopathy is a serious disease in which the heart muscle becomes inflamed and doesn't work as well as
it should. There may be multiple causes including viral infections.
- Clotting Disorders - Clotting disorders is a term used to describe a group of conditions in which there is an increased tendency,
often repeated and over an extended period of time, for excessive clotting.