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Coming Soon – Virtual Visits!

CAF will soon be offering Virtual Visits with your physician. You will be able to video conference with your provider on your smart phone, tablet or computer from any location. This will help us maintain social distancing and protect those at high risk.  Please see the Patient Quick Start Guide for information regarding requirements for your PC/tablets/smartphone, and details on how it works. 

Stay tuned for more information.

COVID-19

Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg is operating under normal business hours. We are continuing to care for our patients. If you have a scheduled appointment, please plan to keep it unless you are sick and experiencing symptoms like fever, cough and shortness of breath. If you are experiencing these symptoms please contact your primary care provider to be evaluated. You will not incur any cancellation fees at Cardiology Associates. We have implemented the proper infection control procedures as designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with regard to COVID-19. Our priority remains to limit the risk of exposure to our patients, providers and staff. You can reduce the risk for yourself and the community by practicing good hand hygiene, avoid touching your face, avoid close contact with people who are sick and stay home when you are sick. Please contact our office if you have any concerns regarding your appointment at 540-373-1331.

MWHC Makes List of Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals

We congratulate Mary Washington Healthcare’s Mary Washington Hospital on making IBM Watson Health’s list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals. This annual list identifies top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services based on performance metrics. Mary Washington Hospital was named to the “Community Hospitals” list. Patients visiting winning hospitals experience fewer complications, higher survival rates, shorter lengths of stay, lower cost and lower readmission rates. https://www.ibm.com/watson-health/services/50-top

CAF is now scheduling new patient electrophysiology consults with Dr. Lorvidhaya starting on May 1, 2019!

 Dr. Peem Lorvidhaya is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist whose expertise includes advanced therapies for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias such as SVT, atrial fibrillation, right and left atrial flutter, and ventricular tachycardia. He also specializes in complex device management, including laser lead extraction and epicardial ablation. 

To schedule a new patient electrophysiology consult with Dr. Lorvidhaya, please contact our office at 540 373 1331. 

Welcome Dr. Peem Lorvidhayah

Cardiology Associates will welcome Dr. Peem Lorvidhaya to Fredericksburg May 1, 2019. Dr. Lorvidhaya is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist whose expertise includes advanced therapies for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias such as SVT, atrial fibrillation, right and left atrial flutter, and ventricular tachycardia. He also specializes in complex device management, including laser lead extraction and epicardial ablation.

Announcing the retirement of Dr. Scott J. Seidner

Scott Seidner, MDWith sadness, we announce that as of January 1, 2018, Dr. Scott Seidner will no longer be a practicing physician at Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg. After many wonderful years here at CAF, he has decided to retire and return to sunny Florida. Though he will be deeply missed by staff and patients alike, we congratulate him as he embarks on his new journey.

Dr. Seidner’s patients will be transferred into the wonderful hands of one of our other compassionate, competent physicians, here at CAF. You may request an appointment with a specific physician of your choice or see one of our nurse practitioners who will evaluate your individual needs and assist you in selecting a new provider. We recommend that you consider Dr. Arijit Chanda and Dr. Michael Foster, who joined CAF earlier this year. Like Dr. Seidner, they both specialize in interventional cardiology, and are prepared to provide his patient’s with seamless care.

To schedule your next appointment, please call us or contact us via our patient portal.