B. Fendley Stewart M.D., F.A.C.C., is a cardiologist specializing in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, including the treatment of subclinical atherosclerosis, cholesterol abnormalities, hypertension and metabolic syndrome. Dr. Stewart provides consultations for a wide variety of heart and vascular problems, including coronary disease, arrhythmias, valve disease, peripheral vascular disease and hypertension.
His clinical interests include primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease; valvular heart disease including mitral valve prolapse, aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation; arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation; heart failure; hypertension; and hyperlipidemia.
Dr. Stewart practices evidence-based medicine, where his treatment recommendations are based on clinical trial results and/or current practice guidelines such as those published by the American College of Cardiology.
He encourages his patients to actively participate in their treatment through lifestyle modification, which includes preventing disease with diet, exercise and pharmacologic therapy.
With his free time, Dr. Stewart enjoys music, especially the guitar, history, biking and exercising.