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Dr. Nellis Allan Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
301 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Nellis Smith works as an adult cardiologist, cardiac electrophysiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in East Palo Alto, CA, Redwood City, CA, and San Carlos, CA. Dr. Smith is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in heart problems and nuclear scan. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Smith's office for an appointment. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Dr. Girish A Narayan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Girish Narayan works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. His areas of expertise include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Narayan's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Narayan attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He speaks Tamil. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Roger Allan Winkle, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Roger Winkle, who practices in East Palo Alto, CA and Redwood City, CA, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Winkle is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Winkle accepts. He is open to new patients. Dr. Winkle is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program.

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Dr. Erik Tyler Price, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Erik Price is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. He has a special interest in heart problems. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Price honors. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Price's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Price's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Melissa Huang Szu-Min Kong, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Melissa Kong's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). She attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. These areas are among her clinical interests: heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Kong honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Kong's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Bruce Allan Benedick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Benedick is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Benedick is especially interested in heart problems, nuclear scan, and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Benedick's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Donald Anthony St. Claire Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Donald St Claire specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. St Claire's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and cardiac catheterization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. St Claire graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Dr. William L Mullen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. William Mullen is an adult cardiology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Mullen include heart problems. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Mullen accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Mullen is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Heart Attack

Dr. David A Kurzrock, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 S. San Mateo Drive; Suite 400
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. David Kurzrock sees patients in San Mateo, CA. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Kurzrock is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kurzrock has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. Dr. Kurzrock takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Gregory Engel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Engel works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in East Palo Alto, CA, San Jose, CA, and Redwood City, CA. Dr. Engel's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. The average patient rating for Dr. Engel is 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Engel honors. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Engel attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Engel is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). He welcomes new patients.

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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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