The number one goal in cardiology is preventing heart attack and premature death from hardening of the arteries. The first step in preventing coronary artery disease is lifestyle management - that means proper dietary habits, weight control and appropriate exercise. We have a very motivated population in the desert compared to the rest of the country. My patients lead active lifestyles, their dietary habits are excellent and they tend to follow directions and recommendations.
Dr. Barry Hackshaw, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Rancho Mirage, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Hackshaw is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center.