Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic
The Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic teams up Providence Hospital with the Henry Ford Transplant Institute in another exceptional cardiology clinic. Cardiology patients who can benefit from the clinic include:
- Those who have failed to respond to conventional medical therapies and are identified as possible transplant candidates
- Those who would benefit from an early assessment by the heart failure team in order to optimize therapy
- Those requiring IV introtropic therapy
- Those exhibiting refractory heart failure who would benefit from implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
- Carotid ultrasound
- Chest x-ray
- Heart catheterization
- Heart transplant, at Henry Ford Hospital
- Home care
- IV inotropic therapy
- LVAD (left ventricular assist device), at Henry Ford Hospital
- Metabolic stress test
- Palliative Care
Celeste Williams. MD, and David Lanfear, MD
The clinic operates under the direction of heart failure specialists Celeste Williams, MD, and David Lanfear, MD.
Dr. Williams is a graduate of Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University and completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic hospitals and Henry Ford Hospital. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Lanfear is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor and completed his residency and a fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St, Louis. He is certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Appointments for the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic at the Providence Heart Institute in Southfield may be scheduled by calling 248-849-2000. The clinic operates on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.