Elizabeth Pielsticker MD

Elizabeth J Pielsticker, MD

4.7 / 5

Specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

Residencies & Internships

  • Indiana University Medical Center/Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, IN, 1998
  • Indiana University Medical Center/Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, IN, 1995

Fellowships

  • University of Michigan, Interventional Cardiology, MI, 2002
  • University of Michigan, Clinical Cardiology, MI, 2001

About Me

I am board certified in both interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease. As an interventional cardiologist, I perform tests and nonsurgical procedures to help people with blocked arteries or congenital (from birth) heart disease avoid having open-heart surgery.

 

The most common test I perform is a cardiac catheterization, which gives me direct information about the blood pressures and blood flow patterns within the heart. If a blood vessel blockage is detected, I can often perform angioplasty at the same time. This is a procedure to open the blockage and restore normal blood flow. We often insert a tiny mesh tube (stent) into the artery to keep it open.

 

Title

  • Medical Director, Henry Ford Allegiance Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Languages

English

Gender

Female
Blog Posts
  • Drinking For Heart Health? Not So Fast

    Should you rethink how much you drink? While the idea of drinking a glass of wine a day for heart health has been widely touted, doctors warn that relying on alcohol for health benefits isn't the most effective approach and can have negative consequences. 

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Locations

Henry Ford Allegiance Cardiology
309 Page Ave
Jackson, MI 49201

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.7 out of 5
98 Ratings
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11/21/2020

I felt rushed & did not get referral I needed.

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