Diagnosing the Different Types of Heart Disease

Heart disease includes a variety of conditions that impact heart function. The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease, which describes the buildup of plaque inside of the arteries.

Other forms of heart disease can include heart valve problems such as stenosis, prolapse and regurgitation; congenital heart defects; cardiomyopathy (weak heart muscles); cardiovascular disease; and heart infections. Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure, and arrhythmia are other types of heart disease.

With so many forms of heart disease possible, it is important to receive an accurate diagnosis and customized care. From state-of-the-art cardiac imaging to heart disease treatments, RWJBarnabas Health gives every patient the tools to live heart-healthy.

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94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
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300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
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Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
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355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
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Medical Specialty Services at Bayonne
16 East 29th Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(973) 926-7280
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Heart and Lung Specialty Center at Toms River
780 Route 37
Suite 120
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 341-2308
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Cardiac Diagnostic Center at Jersey City
120 Franklin Street
Jersey City, NJ 07307
(201) 885-4758
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Children's Specialized Hospital Outpatient Center at Bayonne
815 Broadway
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(888) 244-5373
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Community Medical Center Cardiac Imaging
401 Lacey Rd
Whiting, NJ 08759
(732) 716-1390
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200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
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200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7194
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800 Bunn Drive
Suite 303
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 688-6859
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18 Centre Drive
Clinical Academic Building (CAB)
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(609) 655-5178
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593 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 238-3202
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4 Ethel Road
Suite 406B
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 590-0688
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111 Union Valley Road
Suite 201A
Monroe, NJ 08831
(732) 561-8031
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