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Dr. Samuel Jones Lang, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Samuel Lang sees patients in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Lang's education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His areas of expertise include the following: aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Dr. Lang has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Repair, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.1%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.6 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 399 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Harsimran Sachdeva Singh, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
520 East 70th Street; Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harsimran Singh is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in New York, NY. He attended Yale School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Singh's areas of clinical interest consist of congenital heart disease, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac catheterization. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Singh is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Samin K Sharma, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
1450 Madison Avenue; Klingenstein Clinical Center, Floor 6th Floor Room 6n-665
New York, NY
 

Dr. Samin Sharma is a New York, NY physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharma include heart valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He welcomes new patients. For his residency, Dr. Sharma trained at New York Downtown Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly; and Simon Dack Award for Best Teacher at Cardiovascular Institute The Mount Sinai Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease, heart attack

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.2%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.6 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 4277 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.5%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.0 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 4253 patients (2009-2011)
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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
1190 Fifth Avenue; Guggenheim Pavilion, Floor Gp2w
New York, NY
 

Dr. Gilbert Tang is a cardiac surgeon. His clinical interests include aortic valve regurgitation, heart murmur, and heart failure. He accepts POMCO, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, Dr. Tang attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. His distinctions include: Care Champion WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER; Canadian Cardiovascular Society Trainee Excellence in Education Award; and Postgraduate Trainee Award in Leadership. Dr. Tang is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, heart valve disease, heart failure, mitral stenosis, aortic stenosis, mitral valve disease, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Mitral Regurgitation, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Murmur, ... (Read more)

Dr. Evelyn Miriam Horn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
520 East 70th Street; Starr Pavilion
New York, NY
 

Dr. Evelyn Horn works as a cardiologist and cardiologist. Her clinical interests encompass heart transplant, heart failure, and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Horn is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Dr. Horn's distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Failure

Dr. Rebecca Rudominer Rudominer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1305 York Avenue; 8th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rebecca Ascunce works as an adult cardiologist in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ascunce include heart valve disease, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Ascunce has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, women's heart disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Women's Heart Disease, Electrocardiogram, Preventive Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Gihan Jayasundera, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
130-56 Lefferts Boulevard
Queens, NY
 

Dr. Timothy Jayasundera practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in New York, NY, Queens, NY, and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Jayasundera has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jayasundera include hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary angioplasty (PTCA), and angina. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and NYU Langone. Dr. Jayasundera is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Ross University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Jayasundera (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , angina, aortic stenosis, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Aortic Stenosis, Cardiac Stress Testing, Hypertension, Heart Stent Placement, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.3 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 308 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.4 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 308 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Leonard N Girardi, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 E 68th Street; # M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Leonard Girardi's area of specialization is cardiac surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Girardi's areas of expertise include the following: second opinions, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Girardi attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Girardi has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart valve problems

All Interests: Second Opinions, Heart Bypass Surgery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Valve Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.6%
    (Better than state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 927 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Geoffrey W Bergman, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
520 East 70th Street; Suite 443
New York, NY
 

Dr. Geoffrey Bergman is an interventional cardiology specialist in New York, NY. In his practice, Dr. Bergman focuses on heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Bergman's education and training includes medical school at the University of London, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and King's College London School of Medicine and residency at Guy's Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 647 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.3%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.3 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 576 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Martin M Kay, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
44-01 Francis Lewis Boulevard; Suite L3a
Bayside, NY
 

Dr. Martin Kay is a Bayside, NY physician who specializes in adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart tumor, and heart failure. Dr. Kay accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Kay trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Kay (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Korean, and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and St. Francis Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart tumor, heart failure, myocarditis, heart attack, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Muscle Diseases, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, Heart Failure, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Jay Siskind, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
142-42 Booth Memorial Avenue
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Steven Siskind is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Siskind (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Russian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siskind include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and myocarditis. His professional affiliations include NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Siskind graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then he performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, myocarditis, heart attack, coronary artery disease, heart valve problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Valve Problems, Heart Problems, Muscle Diseases, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ottis Wayne Isom, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street; Room F-2212
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ottis Isom is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Isom's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Areas of expertise for Dr. Isom include mitral valve prolapse, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Isom accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart valve disease, heart failure, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, bicuspid aortic valve disease

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Heart ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 100 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. David H Adams, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
1190 Fifth Avenue; Guggenheim Pavilion, Floor 2w
New York, NY
 

Dr. David Adams is a cardiac surgery specialist. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. In Dr. Adams's practice, he is particularly interested in mitral valve prolapse, heart murmur, and mitral stenosis. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Adams completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Adams include: Best Doctors; New York Super Doctors; and New York Magazine. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center (Florida). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart valve disease, mitral stenosis, mitral valve disease, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Mitral Regurgitation, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Murmur, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    97.9%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.0 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 886 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Charles A Mack, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Charles Mack is a specialist in cardiac surgery. He works in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Mack speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and heart valve surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Mack's medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. His distinctions include: Distinguished Housestaff Award, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Merle Wood Scholar of the Andrew G. Morrow Society of Cardiovascular; and Surgeons Research Award.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Karl Hemingway Krieger, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 E 68th Street; # M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Karl Krieger practices cardiac surgery in New York, NY. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Krieger include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and thoracoabdominal aneurysm (TAA). Dr. Krieger accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Krieger include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart valve disease, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, heart valve problems

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.1%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.2 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 584 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Steven M Markowitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
520 East 70th Street; Starr Pavilion, 4th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Steven Markowitz's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in New York, NY. Dr. Markowitz graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His clinical interests include electrophysiological (EP) study, cardioversion, and ventricular tachycardia. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Markowitz include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and John Harvard Scholarship, Harvard College. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (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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