Nicholas Paivanas MD


Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist

Nicholas Paivanas, MD, is a board certified cardiologist with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. His interests include preventive cardiology, treatment resistant hypertension, lipid disorders, coronary artery disease, heart valve disorders, congestive heart failure, cardio-oncology, and cardiac imaging.

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Young Adults: Here’s How to Identify and Reduce Heart Disease Risk

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
March 02, 2020

Most of the time, when we talk to patients about dealing with their risk for heart disease, we’re speaking to…

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults: What Causes It, and How Do We Treat It?

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
February 17, 2020

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a fairly common reason we see older adults. In addition to genetics,…

How Workout Supplements May Harm the Heart and Why Natural Nutrition Is Best

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
June 06, 2019

We often see patients who aren’t the type of people you’d expect to see in a cardiologist’s office. They’re not…

How Cold Weather Can Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
February 25, 2019

We all know that cold weather can contribute to many common health conditions, such as colds or the flu. However,…