We specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels—the cardiovascular system. At West Health you can learn about your risk factors for heart disease and find out what measures you can take to maintain or improve better heart health.
Services also includes:
An EKG is a digital or paper recording of the electrical signals of the heart. Also referred to as an electrocardiogram or an ECG. It is used to determine heart rate, heart rhythm and other information regarding the heart's condition.
External Counterpulsation Therapy
ECP© is a safe Non-Invasive FDA approved therapy that can reverse the effects of High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, and Diabetes.
Benefits of ECP:
Same Benefits as an hour of Aerobic Exercise
Can Improve Exercise Capacity
Can improve Chronic Fatigue
Can Aide In Weight Loss/ Obesity
Improve Sleep Pattern
Detoxifies The Body
West Health takes most insurance and walk- in, cash patients are also welcome. We offer physical examination to check the status of your overall health. You do not have to be sick to request an exam. It provides an opportunity for you to ask your primary care physician (PCP) questions about your health or to discuss any changes or problems that you have noticed regarding your health. There are several tests that can be performed during your physical examination. Depending on your age, medical or family history, it may be recommended for you to additional testing.
At West Health we pride ourselves in making sure our patients:
Personal Injury, Evaluations,
West health offers physical evaluation and physical therapy if you have been injured in an accident, at work or at home.
Services and therapies Includes:
Medical Examination to evaluate the extent of your injuries
A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit to relieve pain
Eclectic Massage Chair with or with-out heat
Follow-up examinations are also done to ensure that you are getting the best treatment and support for your injuries.
Supervising Physician John C. Weaver, Jr. M.D.
Dr. Weaver attended Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y. and received a B. S. in Chemistry. After graduating he joined the Army and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant. After three years of service during the Vietnam war, he received a honorable discharge as a 1st Lieutenant. There after he entered Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and earned a M.D. degree.
He completed an Internship and Residency at Harlem Hospital Medical Center in N.Y.C. Dr. Weaver left New York and moved to California and went into private practice in internal medicine. In 1997 he started a medical weight control center in Los Angeles and has delivered quality medical care and medical weight control ever since.
Dr. Weaver is currently the supervising physician for West Health Medical Group and works with cardiac patients using EECP which is a non invasive treatment for coronary artery disease and is a strong proponent of adjunctive medical weight control and lifestyle changes to decrease risk factors for heart disease in overweight patients.
Dr. Weaver has had problems with weight and understands the challenges that exists with maintaining a healthy weight, therefore he makes it a priority to individualize each program to suit each patient unique needs.