New York City, Sep 4, 2020 (Issuewire.com) - One of New York’s most highly credentialed and respected cardiologists, Dr. Radwaner is the Founder and Medical Director of The New York Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease. He opened the practice in 1994 with the goal of integrating state-of-the-art techniques with a concierge level of individualized precision medical care.
In his 30+ years of practice, Dr. Radwaner has developed comprehensive individualized programs to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and sudden death; these seamlessly woven into the internal medicine portion of his practice. Patients are given the full time and attention that is needed for diagnosis, treatment, and education.
Alongside his cardiology practice, Dr. Radwaner is the Founder of Elite Veins NY. There, he uses cutting-edge therapeutic methods to treat patients with conditions such as venous insufficiency, spider veins, varicose veins, leg cramps, swelling, and pain, using radiofrequency vein ablation, sclerotherapy, and other minimally invasive treatments. In addition to advanced treatment techniques, he offers free vein consultations.
When he is not seeing his patients at The New York Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and Elite Veins NY, he teaches medicine at New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is an attending cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital.
In the early days of his academic career, Dr. Radwaner obtained his medical degree from Cornell
University Medical College in New York in 1980. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital and his fellowship in cardiology at Columbia University and New York University medical centers. He then spent an additional third year of cardiology training in cardiac catheterization and coronary angioplasty at the New York University Medical Center.
Following his education, Dr. Radwaner served as Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Maimonides Medical Center and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. In Philadelphia, he was on staff at Temple University Hospital as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine.
From 1989 to 1991, he practiced at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, performing consultative cardiology on referred cardiovascular problems from throughout the East Coast before returning to New York to establish The New York Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease.
Providing an integrative approach to overall health and wellness, Dr. Radwaner is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), he is a founding member of the National Lipid Association - Northeast Chapter, a founding physician of the Society of Computed Tomography (CT), and a lifetime member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
A personal advocate and leading authority in the field of preventive cardiology, Dr. Radwaner has conducted several research projects in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. He has also written cardiology research articles and has presented his work at national cardiology meetings.
Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart, as well as the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).
Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Radwaner has been named Connolly Top Doctors in New York for over 12 years; New York Magazine Top Doctors in Cardiology in New York; Super Docs in New York Times; and Top Physicians in America in Cardiology by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
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Through his Findatopdoc profile, through The New York Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, or through Elite Veins NY.
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