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, M.D.
(Thursday: Children's National Hospital - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)
(1st and 4th Monday: Virginia Hospital Center)
Michele Mietus-Snyder, M.D.
(Monday: Children's National Hospital - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)
Sarah Clauss, M.D.
(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.