Dr. Francis Uricchio

Cardiology
Philadelphia, PA
37 years experience male

About

Bio

Dr. Uricchio is an interventional cardiologist with Pennsylvania Heart and Vascular Group in Pennsylvania. He is director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Aria Torresdale Hospital. His practice involves cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, coronary stenting. Patients are referred for coronary artery bypass surgery and valve surgery. Catheterization laboratory management includes a vigorous quality assurance and performance improvement program.

Specialties
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Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

247 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Younger patients can have heart attacks and cardiac arrest. The reason may be coronary disease (same as older patient) but also may include congenita ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: There are many reasons why your feet may swell. One of them is congestive heart failure. Others include liver disease, nephrotic syndrome, and chron ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: The five major risk factors for coronary artery disease are hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, and family history. You have a pos ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Uricchio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Uricchio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Uricchio please let me say THANK YOU! I will request an emergency appointment with my doctor thanks to u!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
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