Living With Advanced Heart Failure? Take Heart

by Ezequiel J. Molina, MD, Surgical Director of the LVAD and Heart Transplant Program
February 24, 2020

There is no doubt that the person best equipped to manage your heart failure is a specialist. To monitor symptoms…

Celebrated Physician: William Gao, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 20, 2020

William Gao, MD, is the first to admit that his field—Otolaryngology—is a mouthful for many patients to pronounce. “Head and…

African Americans & Health: Focus on Heart Disease (Part 1 in a Series)

by Valeriani R. Bead, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Health Cardiology Associates
February 18, 2020

When an African American man or woman visits my cardiology office, I don’t just see another patient in my schedule….

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults: What Causes It, and How Do We Treat It?

by Nicholas Paivanas, MD, Cardiologist
February 17, 2020

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a fairly common reason we see older adults. In addition to genetics,…

Celebrated Physician: Ian C. Chang, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 14, 2020

A childhood interest in science made medicine a natural career choice for Ian C. Chang, MD. When it came time…

Matters of the Heart: 4 Ways Women’s Heart Health Differs From Men’s

by M. Barbara Srichai-Parsia, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 13, 2020

When it comes to heart disease, men and women are not equal. Most of what we know about heart disease,…