About the Hypertension Clinic
The Hypertension Clinic is available through the Department of Internal Medicine at SIU Healthcare. The clinic, which includes an ASH-certified Hypertension specialist and dedicated clinical caregivers, provides advanced evaluations and team-based care to patients with hypertension and related cardiovascular conditions. With four state-of-the-art ambulatory blood pressure monitors, the Hypertension Clinic can offer 24-hour blood pressure monitoring. They Hypertension Clinic is multi-disciplinary involving general internal medicine and nephrology physicians, all certified as American Society of Hypertension (ASH) hypertension specialists, as well as allied health providers, to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art care for patients with hypertension and related conditions.
Patients with any of the following types of hypertension could benefit from the SIU Hypertension Clinic.
- Complex drug therapy
- White coat hypertension
- Difficult to control (resistant hypertension)
- Primary aldosteronism
- Sleep apnea