Cardiopulmonary Department

Virtual Tour New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Heart and Lung disease is a serious health problem in America today, but at Androscoggin Valley Hospital we’re doing all we can to prevent and treat it. Our Cardiopulmonary Service staff is committed to helping patients live longer, healthier lives by providing comprehensive, individualized services, including:

Non-invasive cardiology tests that cover diagnosis, treatment and preventive care are major tools in fostering heart health among our patients:

Cardiac testing services

  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Regular treadmill stress test
  • Exercise myocardial perfusion test
  • Lexiscan cardiac perfusion test
  • Holter monitor
  • Loop monitor
  • Event monitor
  • Pulse Volume Recording

Pulmonary and Neurodiagnostic Tests

  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Metabolic testing
  • Methacholine challenge testing
  • Electroencephalograms (EEG)
  • Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)

For more information or to make an appointment in Berlin, Colebrook or Glen, please call (603) 326-5900.


Meet our Full-Time Cardiology Practitioner


The New England Heart and Vascular Institute at AVH is pleased to have Dr. Daniel van Buren, Medical Director of Cardiology and full time cardiologist, on staff.  Recognized as a Distinguished Scholar (first in his graduating class) at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, W.I., Dr. van Buren is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.  He welcomes new patients at his office at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, as well as his Colebrook, and Glen offices.  For more information or to make an appointment, please call (603) 326-5900.