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Referral Guidelines

Preventive Cardiology


All patients with any of the following items are encouraged to follow up with a preventive cardiologist:
  • Total cholesterol > 200mg/dL
  • LDL > 130 mg/dL
  • Tryglycerides > 250mg/dL
  • Triglycerides/HDL >2.5 and non-HDL >145mg/dL
Ashraf Harahsheh, MD
(Thursday: Children's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)

Michele Mietus-Snyder, MD
(Monday: Children's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine)

Sarah Clauss, MD
(2nd Tuesday of the month: Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County)

Obese patients, hypertensive patients who do not meet the criteria below are encouraged to call Carmenita Lyles at 202-436-3065 to schedule an appointment at the IDEAL clinic.

Normal Cholesterol Value

Referral Guidelines - Departments & Programs - Children's National Medical Center