This week it is all about your heart with Dr. Abdollah Sedighi of Vitality Clinic.
Dr. Abdollah Sedighi and James
Dr. Sedighi is American Board Certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography. Since 2008 he has been an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Attending Cardiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital and outpatient practices at Columbia University, New York, NY.
Dr. Sedighi brings to Valiant Clinic more than 20 years’ experience and expertise in the management and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors, complex diseases and advanced cardiovascular imaging.
- Adult Cardiology
- Peripheral Vascular disease: Venous and Arterial
- Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Family History
- Advanced Cardiac Imaging
-Welcome to the show.
-You have many years of experience in Cardiology how has the field changed in the last 20 years? What made you go for this specialization?
-How do you develop cardiovascular disease?
-Same with men and women?
-Cholesterol and other substances building up on the vessel walls what do we know and how do we prevent?
-Treatments? Bypass, stents, pacemakers, open heart surgury
-can you walk us through
angina– chest pain caused by restricted blood flow to the heart muscle
heart attacks – where the blood flow to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked
heart failure – where the heart is unable to pump blood around the body properly
Strokes and the different degrees can you walk us through?