Brattleboro Cardiology

Great cardiology care is closer than you think…in fact, just a heartbeat away.


Nearly 1 out of 4 deaths in Vermont are due to heart disease. Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and poor eating habits are some of the leading causes of cardiac disease.

Drs. Mark Burke and Michael Cohan are highly qualified and experienced cardiology specialists practicing right here in the community, with access to the most advanced equipment for cardiac testing and treatment.

Women’s Cardiac Symposium


The Center for Cardiovascular Health: Heart Failure Clinic

By Phaedra McDonough, APRN The Center for Cardiovascular Health at BMH launched a new program last August specifically supporting patients in our community who have been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). Congestive Heart Failure is a condition where your heart doesn’t pump blood as we...  View Details »

Go Red! Women and Heart Disease

By Phaedra McDonough, APRN February is for Valentines and, appropriately, for Heart Health Month and Go Red! Heart disease kills a half million American women each year. That figure exceeds the next seven causes of death combined, including breast cancer. Five times as many women die from heart dise...  View Details »

Understanding Risks Key to Preventing Heart Disease

By R. Mark Burke Following is part two of a two-part column about heart disease prevention and treatment. Among the many issues a cardiologist must deal with, the one most people understand is a “heart attack,” or myocardial infarction (MI), a sudden obstruction of blood flow to a portion of the...  View Details »

The Cardiologist as ‘Life Consultant’

By R. Mark Burke, MD, FACC Following is part one of a two-part column about heart disease prevention and treatment. Although the work of a cardiologist is centered on the heart beating in the chest, it turns out that an essential piece of that work centers on the figurative heart, as well. There’s...  View Details »

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