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Cardiology

Strafford Cardiology Associates
21 Whitehall Road, Suite 301
Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 332-1400
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Millions of Americans are affected by some form of heart disease, and more are diagnosed every year. Working with a trusted health care team is the key to getting the best possible care for your specific cardiac condition. The physicians of Strafford Cardiology Associates assist patients in successfully managing such conditions as:

  • Angina
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (abnormal or irregular heart beat)
The diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease is a vital part of healthcare today. Our cardiologists utilize some of the most advanced medical technology available to perform a wide range of diagnostic studies and interventional procedures.

Our comprehensive array of services include:
  • EKGS ( A test that measures the electrical activity of your heart)
  • Holter and event monitors
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring 
  • Stress testing
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary artery CT scan
  • Tilt table test
  • Electrophysiology (EP) studies
  • Right-sided ablations
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implants
  • Heart failure device implants
Cardiac ultrasound imaging studies are tests used to look at the sound waves of the heart and are conducted in our nationally accredited Echocardiography Lab.  

Our Stress Testing Lab performs a variety of diagnostic tests which help our physicians evaluate and treat heart disease.

Our Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory provides leading-edge, invasive cardiac diagnostics performed by board-certified cardiologists.

Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Frisbie Memorial's outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed to help advance the care of patients recovering from a heart attack or cardiac surgical procedure. A combination of supervised exercise sessions and educational programs regarding heart-healthy living practices gives patients the opportunity to regain health and reduce risk factors. A physician referral is required for participation in the program.

For more information about our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, please call (603) 330-7900 extension 8284.

For more information about Cardiology Services, please call (603) 335-8127.

Additional information about cardiac testing and heart health is available online at the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

Frisbie Memorial's Board-Certified Cardiologists:


Nicolas Karam, MD
Dr. Karam received his medical degree from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences. He completed both internship and residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Karam specializes in Cardiology and Electrophysiology, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, and Electrophysiology.
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Michael Metzger, MD
Dr. Metzger received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He specializes in Cardiology and Hypertension, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography.

Sachin Saksena, MD
Dr. Saksena received his medical degree from T.N. Medical College in Bombay, India, and completed both internship and residency at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He specializes in Cardiology and Hypertension, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography.
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