Diagnostics and Imaging

Cardiovascular diagnostics and imaging

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico, which is part of Lovelace Medical Center, provides advanced diagnostic imaging services to help you understand your heart. Regular heart screenings are a great way to stay ahead of your health.. Our full-service medical imaging center offers a variety of heart screenings services, including CT angiography, X-rays, and echocardiograms. These tests give your provider superior detail and understanding of your heart, and how best to help you recover.

Our cardiologists are ready to speak with you about your heart's health, and help you make a plan for your long term wellness. To schedule an appointment with a cardiologist, please call (505) 835-1615.

Our diagnostic and imaging services

Cardiac diagnostic imaging is a pivotal first step in creating your unique heart treatment plan. We are proud to be able to offer a wide range of tests to help you better understand the complexities of your cardiovascular system.

Our heart specialists offer a variety of radiological, laboratory, and nuclear medicine tests, including:

  • Angiogram with contrast
  • Bi-plane angiography
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • Computerized tomography (CT)
  • Digital X-ray
  • Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA scan)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET scan)
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Stress testing with and without thallium
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Vascular services
  • X-ray imaging (including attenuation and correction)

These tests are designed to be as painless and non-invasive as possible. In addition, our team will work to deliver test results as quickly as possible so that you can begin your treatment plan right away. Our goal is to make receiving care simple, comfortable, and convenient so that you can focus on recovery and returning to life as normal.