Doctors

Private practice doctors in Helsinki

Through Heart Hospital’s private clinic, patients can have smooth and quick access doctors specialising in cardiology.

The specialists of Heart Hospital each have their own special areas of expertise, but they investigate and treat all heart conditions and diseases. You can read upon the doctors running a private practice at Helsinki Heart Hospital’s private clinic on these pages.

Of the total of 400 specialists working at Heart Hospital, 75 are cardiologists. In cooperation with the Tampere and Helsinki branches, all the necessary coronary care services from diagnosis to rehabilitation are covered.

Aalto-Setälä Katriina

Professor, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Cardiologist

Aalto-Setälä Katriina

Professor, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tampere University, Professor, Heart Hospital, Cardiologist

Key areas of expertise:

Genetic heart diseases, treatment of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, treatment of coronary heart disease patients

The main focus of private practice:

Chest pain and dyspnoea, heart murmur investigations. diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of patients with coronary heart disease and cardiac insufficiency. Diagnosis and treatment of hereditary heart diseases.

Other information:

Private practice, echocardiogram

Eskola Markku

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Eskola Markku

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Senior Physician

Special skills and knowledge:

Coronary heart disease, valvular disease, monitoring and treatment of adults with congenital heart failure. Functional cardiology, such as echocardiogram and angioplasty, and catheter therapies for valvular diseases.

The main focus of private practice:

Chest pain and dyspnoea patients, heart murmur investigations. Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with coronary heart disease and heart failure.

Other information:

Private practice and echocardiograms; coronary angiography and angioplasty by agreement.

Ilveskoski Erkki

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Ilveskoski Erkki

Docent of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Tays Heart Hospital, Deputy Chief Physician

Treatment of coronary heart disease, angiography and angioplasty, as well as hereditary heart diseases and medical treatment of the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases.

The main focus of private practice:

Investigating chest pain and dyspnoea, treatment of coronary heart disease, follow-up of heart attack patients and medical treatment of risk factors.

Other information:

In Tampere private practice and echocardiograms and in Helsinki angiography and angioplasty, as well as private practice and echocardiograms.

Jussila Risto

Cardiologist

Jussila Risto

Cardiologist

Current position:

Helsinki Heart Hospital, Chief Medical Officer

Special skills:

Also able to see patients in Swedish language.

The main focus of private practice:

Treatment of coronary heart disease, cardiological procedures.

Paavonen Karri

Cardiologist, Doctor of Medicine

Paavonen Karri

Cardiologist, Doctor of Medicine

Current position:

Senior Physician, Haartman Hospital and A&E, City of Helsinki

The main focus of private practice:

Coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, cardiac disorders, chest pain, hypertension, cholesterol. Echocardiogram (Cardiac Ultrasound), Electrocardiogram (EKG).

Other information:

Language skills: Finnish (mother tongue), Swedish, English, French

 

Stjernvall Joachim

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Stjernvall Joachim

Licentiate of Medicine, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

Angiography, angioplasty, defibrillation and echocardiogram

Other information:

Language skills: Swedish, Finnish, English

Swan Heikki

Adjunct Professor, Cardiologist

Swan Heikki

Adjunct Professor, Cardiologist

Special skills and knowledge:

Cardiovascular diseases, arrhythmia, arterial hypertension, echocardiogram, clinical tolerance tests, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (medical and non-medical), hereditary arrhythmia syndromes and heart muscle diseases as well as genetic (DNA) testing.

The main focus of private practice:

Cardiac rhythms

Other information:

Language skills: Finnish, English, Swedish

Virtanen Vesa

Adjunct Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Virtanen Vesa

Adjunct Professor of Cardiology, Doctor of Medicine, Cardiologist

Current position:

Helsinki Heart Hospital, Chief Physician

Special skills and knowledge:

Arrhythmias, pacemakers and cardiac failure

The main focus of private practice:

Arrhythmias, cardiac failure, arterial hypertension and coronary heart disease

Other information:

Consultations and echocardiograms every other Monday.