( Consultant Physician & Lipidologist )
Dr.Rashida Melinkeri is Consultant Physician & Lipidologist at Sahyadri Speciality Hospital, Deccan Gymkhana, and runs specialized Cholesterol Clinics dedicated for management of Cholesterol. She is specialized in prevention & treatment of dyslipidemia (cholesterol and other lipid disorders) or related metabolic diseases (such as diabetes) which often lead to heart disease, stroke or atherosclerosis (vascular disease). Read more...
Cholesterol Clinic at Sahyadri Hospitals helps in management of raised Cholesterol levels, triglycerides and other risk factors which can lead to accelerated atherosclerosis (narrowing of blood vessels). This increases the chances of premature cardiac events or heart attacks and strokes. The management of cholesterol is challenging and hence this clinic is required.
Our medical team tests patients to see if they have a genetic cholesterol disorder and assess their risk of premature heart disease. Patients attending the Cholesterol Clinic receive a comprehensive assessment by our team, which involves taking a medical history, physical examinations and cholesterol blood tests. The Clinic works collaboratively with each patient to achieve normal cholesterol levels through a combination of lifestyle changes and cholesterol medication.
People with the following problems should visit the cholesterol clinics -