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Dr. Gregory A Ewald, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Adult Transplant Hepatology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 8a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Gregory Ewald is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and adult transplant hepatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ewald include heart transplant, heart failure, and endocarditis. Dr. Ewald's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Center for Advanced Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ewald accepts. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for his residency.

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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Heart Transplant, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Failure, Transplant ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert E Kleiger, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Robert Kleiger specializes in adult cardiology. In his practice, Dr. Kleiger focuses on heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, Center for Advanced Medicine, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Kleiger takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is not accepting new patients at this time. After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Problems, Exercise Stress Test, Heart Failure, Echocardiogram, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip A Ludbrook, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 8a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Philip Ludbrook specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Saint Louis, MO. Clinical interests for Dr. Ludbrook include congenital heart disease. Dr. Ludbrook's professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, Center for Advanced Medicine, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at The University of Adelaide Faculty of Health Sciences and residency at Hammersmith Hospital and Royal Adelaide Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ludbrook accepts.

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All Interests: Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Michael W Rich, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 8a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Michael Rich's medical specialty is adult cardiology. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and heart valve disease. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rich takes. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Rich attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Rich is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Center for Advanced Medicine.

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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan C Braverman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Alan Braverman is an adult cardiologist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Braverman's areas of expertise include heart valve disease, heart failure, and marfan syndrome. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Braverman is affiliated with Washington University Physicians, Center for Advanced Medicine, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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All Interests: Second Opinions, Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease, Lung Problems, Heart Failure, Marfan Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. John M Lasala, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. John Lasala is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Saint Louis, MO. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Lasala attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Lasala has a special interest in cardiac catheterization. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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All Interests: Aortic Aneurysm, Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty, Coronary Angioplasty, Heart Attack, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald J Krone, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Ronald Krone's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks French. He has a special interest in cardiac catheterization. Dr. Krone's professional affiliations include Heart Care Institute, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, and Washington University Physicians. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Krone honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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All Interests: Arrhythmias, Pulmonary Hypertension, Symptoms, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack, Angina, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Majesh Makan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 8a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Majesh Makan practices adult cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Makan's clinical interests encompass echocardiogram (echo). He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Heart Care Institute, and Washington University Physicians. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Panama School of Medicine and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Makan accepts.

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All Interests: Dobutamine Stress Echo, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Diastolic Heart Failure, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Robert Renz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Nicholas Renz is a pediatric emergency medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Renz has a special interest in pulmonary embolism, heart attack, and emergency care. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Renz attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism, Emergency Care

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What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack is a serious medical event that happens when the blood supplying oxygen to the heart is cut off, usually because of a blockage in an artery. This results in damage or death of part of the heart muscle. The heart can heal, but like any part of the body that was injured it leaves a scar. This scar tissue does not contract effectively, so the ability of the heart to pump is lowered after a heart attack.

A heart attack, sometimes called a myocardial infarction, can happen without warning. However there are certain factors that raise the risk of heart attack. Some of these are:
  • Age
  • Gender (most heart attack sufferers are male)
  • A family history of heart attacks
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Unhealthy lifestyle choices (lack of exercise, poor diet, too much alcohol or stress)

Heart attacks typically feel like pain or pressure in the chest that can radiate out to the back, arm, or jaw. Some other symptoms can include fatigue or weakness, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea.

Treatment aims to increase blood flow to the heart muscle by opening up blocked blood vessels. Medications are sometimes used to dissolve clots in the arteries. Aspirin and other medications such as Plavix can thin the blood and make clots less likely to form. Dilators can widen blood vessels to make room for more blood to flow. Doctors can also use a procedure called catheterization to look at the blood vessels around the heart directly, place stents, or widen vessels using angioplasty. In extreme cases bypass surgery can be used to help blood flow better. After recovery, it is important to lead a healthy lifestyle and take any prescribed medications in order to protect the heart.
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