Dr. Shokooh shares how often a woman should see her cardiologist.
If the patient is sent to me because they have risk factors and we go through them and we come up with whether they do have heart disease or not. If they do have heart disease I want to see him on a regular basis may be every three to six months depending on how bad the disease is and if they do not have anything and their risk factors are under control I think the patient can followup with their primary doctors and if something comes up they can see their cardiologist again.
About Dr. Shokooh, M.D.:
Dr. Shalizeh Shokooh is Director at the Women's Heart Center at the Orange County Heart Institute and Co-Director of the Women Heart Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange County, California. Dr. Shokooh graduated medical school and finished her residency at UC Irvine. She also conducted a cardiology fellowship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology and Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Dr. Shokooh can treat patients in English, Spanish, and Farsi.
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