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Structural Heart Specialist Joins MidMichigan Vascular Team

Structural Heart Specialist and Interventional Cardiologist Nestor Mercado MD, Ph.D., FESC, recently joined MidMichigan Health as the newest member of MidMichigan’s comprehensive cardiac and vascular team. This team includes cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, as well as vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons. The Mercado office is located on the MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland campus in the […]

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Coventry Heart Specialist Raj Mattu Receives Whistleblower Award

A Coventry whistleblower heart surgeon has received a prestigious award after a lengthy legal battle with the NHS. Dr Raj Mattu, of Radford, recently won a £ 1.22million unfair dismissal case against University Hospitals in Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust – 14 years after he was first suspended from his consultancy work heart disease at […]

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Yorkhill children’s heart specialist warns thorough examination is unfair and puts unnecessary pressure on surgeons

A CHILDREN heart specialist warned yesterday that the official review of operations is putting pressure on desperate surgeons. Andrew McLean spends his days caring for the broken hearts of Scotland’s sickest children and has operated on hundreds of critically ill babies and infants. It is a task that would weigh heavily on the shoulders of […]

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Professor Saoudi: Leading heart specialist serenades his patients on the operating table

Since she is fully conscious, she is remarkably calm – serene, even. In fact, she is so relaxed that she enjoys singing a song with her surgeon, the eminent cardiologist, Professor Nadir Saoudi. As Professor Saoudi sings an interpretation of Don José from the opera Carmen, his patient joins him. As for the bedside manners, […]

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The role of saturated fat in heart disease is a myth, says cardiologist

A British cardiologist says it’s time to “shatter the myth of the role of saturated fat in heart disease,” noting that since we started following advice to remove it from our diet, cardiovascular risk has increased. Writing in this week’s online issue of British medical journal Aseem Malhotra, Registrar Specialist in Interventional Cardiology at Croydon […]

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Famous heart specialist: Cheney was up to the task

Gupta reported that the Bush campaign was concerned enough about Cheney’s health before Bush chose him as his choice of vice president for campaign staff to question Cooley about it. Modern Healthcare Hall of Fame member Cooley reportedly gave his opinion after speaking with Cheney’s cardiologist Dr Jonathan Reiner, but without examining Cheney. Gupta told […]