Fallon provides quality cardiovascular care | NevadaAppeal.com

Fallon provides quality cardiovascular care

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Thomas Truong, DO

When you or a family member needs comprehensive cardiovascular care, you don’t need to travel far.

Thomas Truong, DO, a board-certified interventional cardiologist at Northern Nevada Medical Group (NNMG) can treat you right here at the NNMG clinic in Fallon.

From prevention and diagnosis to invasive and noninvasive treatments, Truong can help you take control of your heart and vascular health.

The American Cancer Society reports that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world.

The right treatment at the right time could save your life.

Noninvasive Treatments

Truong offers the following noninvasive treatments:

Electrocardiograms (ECG/EKG)

Echocardiograms (transthoracic and transesophageal ultrasound)

Stress tests

Nuclear stress scans

Holter and patient-activated event monitoring and resynchronization therapies with optimization

Tilt table testing

Invasive/Interventional Treatments

For patients who need more aggressive treatment, Dr. Truong offers the following invasive procedures:

Cardiac catheterizations with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

Electrophysiology to diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms

Pacemaker/ICD placements

Peripheral vascular evaluations, diagnosis and treatment services

A Healthy Partnership

Northern Nevada Medical Group is proudly affiliated with Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC), an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. NNMC earned this distinction for its proven ability to quickly assess, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

About Truong

Truong is a board-certified interventional cardiologist providing care to patients at the Northern Nevada Medical Group clinic in Fallon on most Wednesdays. The Fallon clinic is located at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 301.

Truong earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he received the “Nevada Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award.”

Truong studied medicine at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he received the “Ralph and Frances McGill Foundation Award” for teaching excellence.

Later, Truong studied general cardiology and was named “Fellow of the Year” at Oklahoma State University College of Medicine. He completed fellowships in cardiology at Oklahoma State University College of Medicine in Tulsa, and in interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular medicine at Largo Medical Center in Tampa, Florida.

Growing up in the Reno area, Truong always knew that he would one day give back to this community that has given him so much.

In his free time, he enjoys impressionist art, classical music, biking, camping and skiing.

Truong is accepting new patients at the Fallon location and accepts most area health insurance plans, including Medicare.

To schedule an appointment with Truong, call 775-356-4514.

NNMG’s heart promise is to see patients within 24 business hours if requested.

Information is provided for educational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute medical advice or to be relied upon for the treatment of any particular condition. If you have concerns or questions about specific symptoms that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider.