Preventive Cardiology - Referral Guidelines

All patients with any of the following items are encouraged to follow up with a preventive cardiologist:

  • Total cholesterol > 200mg/dL
  • LDL > 130 mg/dL
  • Triglycerides > 250mg/dL
  • Triglycerides/HDL >2.5 and non-HDL >145mg/dL

Ashraf Harahsheh, MD
(Thursday: Children's National Health System - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)
(1st and 4th Monday: Virginia Hospital Center)

Michele Mietus-Snyder, MD

(Monday: Children's National Health System - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)

Sarah Clauss, MD
(2nd Tuesday of the month: Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County)
(2nd Friday of the month: Diabetes Complex Care Clinic at the Sheikh Zayed Campus)

Obese patients, hypertensive patients who do not meet the criteria below are encouraged to call Carmenita Lyles at 202-436-3065 to schedule an appointment at the IDEAL clinic.