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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.

Conditions Treated

Patients with any of the following types of hypertension could benefit from the SIU Hypertension Clinic.

  • General
  • Complex drug therapy
  • White coat hypertension
  • Difficult to control (resistant hypertension)
  • Primary aldosteronism
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Renovascular
  • Sleep apnea