Cardiology Austin

Heart Health


Little River Healthcare Cardiologists are Board Certified experts in their field. We specialize in all aspects of cardiovascular care, from aggressive screening and heart disease prevention through diagnosis and treatment with state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our cardiologists use advanced biomarker technology including advanced lipid testing, genetic testing and easily performed, and office-based, non-invasive imaging to diagnose heart disease BEFORE it becomes a significant, life-threatening problem.

Our cardiologists are also trained in treating coronary disease, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, and other acute and chronic cardiovascular problems.

Whether you are looking to establish care, receive a second opinion regarding your current heart condition, or explore other possible treatment options, the cardiovascular physicians of Little River Healthcare will provide compassionate, efficient and state of the art medical care to you and your family.


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Cardiology Locations

King’s Daughters Clinic – Cardiology Department
1905 SW H.K. Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76502
Phone: (254) 298-2400
Cardiology Doctors for Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Killeen, Temple, and Waco.

Cardiovascular Associates
5656 Bee Caves Rd., Suite M-300
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 807-3270
Cardiology Doctors for Austin, Buda, and West Lake Hills.

Rockdale Family Care – Suite B
1700 Brazos Ave. Suite B
Rockdale, TX 76567
Phone: (512) 430-6486
Cardiology Doctors for Rockdale, Cameron, Milano, Thorndale, and all of Milam County.

Austin Cardiologists

Click on any Cardiologist in Austin below to check out their full bio. Click here to book an appointment online.

Dr. Jonathan Sheinberg
Dr. Jonathan Sheinberg
Dr. Gary Foster
Dr. Gary Foster
Ross Brown, RN CNA
Ross Brown, RN CNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist


Rockdale Cardiologists

Click on any Cardiologist in Rockdale below to check out their full bio. Click here to book an appointment online.

Dr. Gary Foster
Dr. Gary Foster


What We Treat

Our Cardiologists see and treat patients for the following illnesses, symptoms, and disorders at our local Central Texas offices:

• Coronary Artery Disease
• Heart Attack
• Abnormal Heart Rhythms
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Heart Valve Disease
• Aorta Disease
• Marfan Syndrome
• Heart Failure
• Arrythmias
• Vascular Disease
• Pericardial Disease
• Heart Muscle Disease
• Pericarditis
• Aortic Aneurysm
• Truncus Arteriosus
• Heart Infection
• Low Blood Pressure
• Stroke
• Metabolic Syndrome
• Coronary Heart Disease
• Deep Vein Thrombosis
• High Cholesterol
• Palpitations
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Carotid Artery Disease
• Aortic Valve Stenosis
• Coarctation of the Aorta


Risk Factors

Cardiovascular diseases and conditions may occur as a result of genetic predisposition, birth defects, or lifestyle. The following factors may create a hightened risk of developing problematic heart conditions:

– Diabetes
– Unhealthy Weight
– Poor Diet
– Physical Inactivity
– Excessive Alcohol Use
– Smoking Tobacco
– Stress
– Drug Abuse
– Excessive Caffeine Use
– Dietary Supplements
– African Descent
– Male Age of 45+
– Female Age of 55+
– Post-Menopausal
– Excessive Anger
– High Blood Pressure
– High C-Reactive Protein
– Sleep Apnea
– Genetic Predisposition
– Hispanic Descent



The following symptoms may indicate the development of a problematic heart condition:

• Chest Pain
• Neck Pain
• Fluttering in Chest
• Pain in Back / Abdomen
• Numbness of Extremeties
• Weak Arms or Legs
• Racing Heartbeat
• Fainting Spells
• Lightheadedness
• Dizziness
• Swollen Feet
• Pale Skin Color
• Irregular Heartbeat
• Nausea
• Fast Weight Gain



By practicing the following actions, some types of cardiovascular disorders or diseases may be prevented:

• Avoid Smoking Tobacco
• Limit Alcohol Intake
• Maintain a Healthy Diet
• Reduce Stress
• Limit Caffeine Intake
• Be Cautious of Dietary Supplements
• Control High Blood Pressure
• Treat Sleep Apnea
• Know Your Family History
• Maintain an Active Lifestyle
• Maintain a Healthy Weight
• Avoid Illegal Drug Use