Sports Cardiology Conditions and Treatments

The specialists in our sports cardiology program at Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute diagnose and treat a variety of heart conditions that affect athletes. We offer comprehensive evaluations and personalized treatment plans to get athletes back in the game.

Sports Cardiology Diagnosis

Undiagnosed heart disease is one of the main causes of sudden death syndrome (when the heart stops beating) in athletes. Our sports cardiologists are committed to helping athletes like you compete safely by diagnosing your heart condition as quickly as possible.


Our diagnostic tools include:

  • Computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Echocardiogram (Echo)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart catheterization (examining the heart using a long, thin tube)  
  • Magnetic resonance imagery (MRI) scan

Sports Cardiology Treatments

The sports cardiologists at Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute work with you to create a personalized treatment plan to help manage your heart condition. In some cases, with the right treatment and follow-up care, you will be able to compete again. Our goal is always to get you healthy enough to play.


We create the most effective treatment plan for your condition and activity level. Our treatment options include:

  • Diet and lifestyle changes
  • Medications
  • Surgery

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