Saturday, March 08, 2014
MetroHealth Lands 114 Physicians on Best Doctors List
One hundred and fourteen MetroHealth physicians were named to Cleveland Magazine's Best Doctors 2014 list.
A full list of the 114 MetroHealth physicians can be found by clicking this link.
In addition to the larger number of overall doctors to make the list, three were featured in the publication.
Read about how Dr. Sanjay Gandhi helped Richard Strain recover from a heart attack sustained during the Cleveland half marathon and put him on pace for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Half Marathon on April 27.
Strain was brought to MetroHealth "coughing up blood," but Gandhi and his team's rapid insertion of a temporary pacemaker and removal of a blood clot from his artery helped Strain recover from 100 percent blockage of his right coronary artery.
Read about how MetroHealth was the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to perform the noninvasive Lariat procedure.
Dr. William Lewis, Chief of Cardiology, talked to Cleveland Magazine about the procedure, which allows those who have atrial fibrillation and are unable to take blood thinners to avoid open-heart surgery.
Read tips from Dr. Grace Cater on how to avoid the nation's number one killer: heart disease.
The cardiologist has plenty of easy tips to ward off heart disease, including "moderate workouts," yoga and using Italian seasoning to limit the use of sodium in your diet.
Read about how the heart works, courtesy of Dr. Elizabeth Kaufman, MetroHealth cardiologist, and Dr. Mark Dunlap, director of the heart failure section at MetroHealth.
Read MetroHealth cardiologist Dr. Catherine Fallick's thoughts on how wine and dark chocolate can help the heart.
Wine also can help increase HDL (good cholestorol) while dark chocolate is good only in limited quanities, according to Dr. Fallick.