At a time when heart disease is America's leading cause of death for both men and women, cardiologists can truly be life savers.
Skilled, board-certified cardiologists at Mount Nittany Health offer extensive experience in diagnosing, treating and managing heart ailments of all types. We use state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive treatments to keep your heart working efficiently for you.
The cardiology team also strives to treat you long before you face a cardiac event. Mount Nittany Health offers non-invasive tests to assess your heart's function so you can prevent the onset of heart disease. Skilled physicians can also offer useful guidance on lifestyle choices that can improve your long-term heart health.
Meet our team
At Mount Nittany Physician Group, our providers are dedicated to being your partner in health and wellness. Watch the videos below to learn what makes them unique, both professionally and personally.
"I like to imagine each patient as a member of my family." - Jonathan Nachtigall, DO
"I fell in love with cardiology. It was the obvious choice for me." - Jeffrey G. Eaton, MD
"Mount Nittany Physician Group puts the patient first." - Alexander W. Szymanski, MD
New cardiology services target abnormal heart rhythms
Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of electrophysiology studies and catheter ablation to the complement of cardiology services at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
An electrophysiology study (EPS) is a test used to determine how well the electrical signals are working in the heart, specifically looking at abnormal heart rhythms, allowing physicians to determine the location, type of arrhythmia and treatment plan.
Cardiologists at Mount Nittany Health offer the expertise you need to keep a healthy heart beating strong. Services include:
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It is important for everyone, not just athletes, to understand heart rate, especially as it relates to physical fitness. Your heart rate, or pulse, can help you monitor your fitness level, and it can be an important tool in determining your overall heart health. Let’s discuss a few topics regarding how heart rate plays a role in your overall health: What is a pulse? Your pulse is the number of times your heart beats in one minute. It varies from person to person. It is lower when you are at rest and increases when you exercise. Resting heart rate – This is when your heart rate is slowest and the heart is pumping the least amount of blood you need. For adults, sitting or lying, calm and relaxed, a resting heart rate is normall...