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CAF Welcomes Dr. Rania Kaoukis

Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Rania Kaoukis to our staff. Dr. Kaoukis completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Temple University Hospital. She then went on to complete an advanced fellowship in Heart Failure and Transplantation at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Kaoukis is now accepting new patients and will be consulting in the care of our patients with advanced heart failure. Her interests include battling barriers to optimal health through education and improving access to care.

Dr. Lorvidhaya Brings Innovative New Treatment to MWHC

Dr. Peem Lorvidhaya has pioneered a new program at Mary Washington Healthcare, using cardioneuroablation to treat patients with vasovagal syncope, sick sinus syndrome, functional AV block, and other types of dysautonomia such as POTS. This new form of treatment began in the US last year, and we are proud to currently have the largest program in the country.

Updates to Our Phone Menu

We are excited to announce, that as a direct result from your survey responses, CAF has made changes to our phone menu!   We believe the new menu will help you get to where you want to go with less wait time.  Starting today here are your menu options.

  • Press 1 for Medical Records regarding requests, questions, or forms completion
  • Press 2 for the Scheduling Department
  • Press 3 to speak to a Nurse regarding medical questions, problems or requests
  • Press 4 for the Billing Department
  • Press 5 for all other callers
  • Press 9 to repeat this menu

For those of you who have participated in our surveys we thank you for your feedback.  If you have been sent a survey and haven’t responded we encourage you to do so – your feedback is important to us.

Patient Portal Updates

We are pleased to announce our new Medfusion Patient Portal is active. If you are interested in activating your account, and did not receive an invitation please contact us at 540 373 1331 for assistance.

Please Note:  You will still have access to your NextMD Patient Portal, however CAF will no longer receive appointment request, questions or refill requests via the NextMD portal.  You are required to create a new Medfusion account to reach us electronically.  If you did not receive an invitation to join, or have questions please call us!

Thursday – February 18, 2021

Due to inclement weather that has been forecasted for Thursday, 2/18 we will only conduct virtual visit appointments  – our physical office will be closed.

If you feel you are experiencing a life threating situation, please dial 911.

If you have a question regarding your virtual visit appointment, or have a question regarding a medical issue please call our office and speak with our receptionist.

If you have a billing question or wish to schedule an appointment, please contact us on Friday, February 19th.

Thank you