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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Tobias is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His areas of expertise include aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and rheumatic heart disease. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tobias is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. Dr. Tobias has received the distinction of American Heart Association Distinguished Heart Champion. He is conversant in Afrikaans. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), coronary artery disease

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Wolinsky is a specialist in adult cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Wolinsky is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). Dr. Wolinsky is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Wolinsky graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Wolinsky include: Brian J. McGovern M.D. Excellence; Education Award; and America's Top Doctors- Castle Connelly.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, heart palpitations, heart failure, endocarditis, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, infective endocarditis, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Second Opinions, Renal Vascular Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Cardiovascular Medicine Florida; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wpb
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Darryl Miller's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Miller's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include stress echo, mitral valve prolapse, and atherosclerosis. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Miller is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Miller include: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Willard A. Bernbaum Award and the University of Cape Town Union Scholarship.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, infective endocarditis, heart attack, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Stress Echo, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Stress Testing, Atherosclerosis, Nuclear Scan, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Champagne is an internist in North Palm Beach, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Champagne's areas of expertise include cancer screening, depression, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Champagne accepts. Dr. Champagne attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Champagne (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, heart palpitations, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Restless Leg Syndrome, Men's Health Issues, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
Family Medicine Florida; Associate Staff, Florida, West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dana Jacobs works as a family practitioner in West Palm Beach, FL. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Jacobs's areas of expertise include breast pain, acne, and type 2 diabetes. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Jacobs studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Immunization, Bursitis, Cellulitis, Contraception, Plantar Warts, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sam Michael Faradyan, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Pulmonary Disease Florida; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wpb
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Sam Faradyan specializes in adult pulmonology. Dr. Faradyan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and German. Clinical interests for Dr. Faradyan include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), shortness of breath (dyspnea), and snoring. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Faradyan attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart palpitations

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Mechanical Ventilation, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1401 Forum Way; #300
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Diego Sadler is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Sadler is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and orthostatic hypotension. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. After attending the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Patients rated Dr. Sadler highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, tricuspid stenosis, tricuspid regurgitation, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, atrial flutter, heart cancer, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Enlarged Heart, Exercise ... (Read more)

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What are Heart Problems?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. This smooth muscle expands and contracts rhythmically our entire lifetime, pumping blood to our lungs and then to every other cell in our body. When heart problems occur, it becomes difficult for the body to get the nutrients and oxygen it needs via the blood. So while there are a variety of illnesses and disorders that affect the heart, most of them make you feel weak, tired, and short of breath. The most common heart conditions include heart disease, angina, arrhythmia, and valve disorders.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This includes coronary artery disease, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Some conditions, such as genetics, cannot be controlled. But there are many other things you can do to lower your risk for heart disease. Controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, reducing or stopping smoking, exercising more and losing weight if needed, and eating a diet low in sodium can all protect your heart.

Angina is a squeezing type of chest pain that happens when the muscles around your heart don’t get enough oxygen. It can be regular or infrequent. Usually, angina is caused by coronary heart disease. However, not all chest pain is angina. Chest pain can also be caused by a lung infection or panic attack, for example, so it is important to have any sudden pain checked.

Arrhythmia is the word for when the heart beats too fast, too slow, or irregularly with skipped beats. It can feel frightening, and depending on the type it can be dangerous, but in most cases arrhythmia is not serious and can be treated. It is very common, especially in older adults.

Heart valve problems can happen in any one of the the heart’s four valves that keep blood flowing where it needs to go. Babies can be born with problems in their heart valves, or valves can be damaged by infections. The valves can stiffen and become less mobile, or they can stop closing properly and ‘leak’ when the heart beats. Valve problems can usually be repaired surgically.
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