Fort Walton Beach Cardiologist heart doctor in Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville, Sacred Heart Emerald Coast - Dr. Fleischer
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Cardiologist heart doctor in Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville - Dr. Fleischer

Cardiology is the branch of medicine pertaining to the heart and the vascular system of the human body -- the cardiovascular system. It is a subspecialty (fellowship) of Internal Medicine. Physicians who specialize in this area of medicine are called Cardiologists.

Dr. Fleischer is a Cardiologist heart doctor in Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville FloridaThe main components of the human circulatory system are the heart, the blood, and the blood vessels (vascular system).  An average adult contains five to six quarts of blood, which consists of plasma and three types of cells or cell fragments: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

Furthermore, these components can either belong to the systemic circulation and the pulmonary circulation. The systemic circulation is the main part of the circulatory system, while the pulmonary system oxygenates the blood.

Cardiologists utilize a variety of tests and procedures to diagnose and treat cardio-vascular problems. Our office offers many cardiology and pulmonary function testing services to help our patients.

White-Wilson Cardiology Reference Materials & Health Tips:


Obesity on the Rise: The American Heart Association works with the CDC and the National Institute of Health yearly to keep statistics on heart disease up to date. The latest information released shows a startling fact: obesity is on the rise. 
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COURAGE Trial “Fizzles Out”: Recently The Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “A Simple Health Care Fix Fizzles Out.” The authors’ contention was that the results of the COURAGE Trial, which showed that trying drugs first in selected patients with chest pain resulted in the same outcome as immediately placing a stent, were not adopted because of reimbursement issues.
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Healthy Heart Tip from Dr. Fleischer: We are a product of our genetics and our environment, and it is crucial that we take a long look at our family tree. If we do the right things we can reduce our risk for heart disease: this means no smoking, exercising, eating healthy, taking the necessary medications, watching your cholesterol, etc. However, it is so important that we do not ignore our family history and that we take a proactive approach to combating heart disease. We must not wait until we have the symptoms to address it! 

Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring is the analysis of the amount of calcium in coronary arteries has only recently been possible with the advent of ultra-fast CT scanning.
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White-Wilson Medical Center is excited to offer Coronary CT Angiography, the newest development in cardiac screening technology which utilizes an ultra-fast, 16 images per second CT (Computer Tomography) scanner, the most advanced and accurate technology available.
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We offer convenient appointments in Fort Walton Beach.

 

Powell, Rodney, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
850.862.6934
Cardiology 
Fort Walton Beach

 


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