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Dr. Muhammad Usman Mustafa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
40 Fuld Street; Suite 400
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Muhammad Mustafa is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. For his residency, Dr. Mustafa trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Graduate Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Mustafa include stent placement (stenting), mitral valve prolapse, and angina. Dr. Mustafa honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, TRICARE, and more. He has received the distinction of Best Teacher Capital Health. Dr. Mustafa is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Doppler ... (Read more)

Dr. Justin Michael Fox, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2073 Klockner Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Justin Fox is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Hamilton, NJ and Plainsboro, NJ. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Fox trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Fox's clinical interests: stent placement (stenting), angina, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Fox is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Echocardiogram, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, Heart Attack, Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. John L Caplan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1262 B Whitehorse - Hamilton Square Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. John Caplan's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, holter monitoring, and angina. Dr. Caplan's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Caplan trained at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus. Dr. Caplan is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health.

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Dr. Bipinpreet Singh Nagra, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
40 Fuld Street; Suite 400
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Bipinpreet Nagra, who practices in Hamilton, NJ and Trenton, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He attended the University of Delhi for medical school and subsequently trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia for residency. Dr. Nagra's areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, holter monitoring, and angina. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts MultiPlan, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nagra (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Nagra's professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Dr. Prabodhkumar M Damani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
40 Fuld Street; Suite 400
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Prabodhkumar Damani's specialty is adult cardiology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include mitral valve prolapse, holter monitoring, and angina. Dr. Damani's professional affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and MultiPlan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Damani honors. After attending the University of Mumbai for medical school, Dr. Damani completed his residency training at Mercy Catholic Medical Center.

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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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