Dr. Michael Fenster

Cardiology
Brooksville, FL
30 years experience

Locations

Office

Brooksville, FL

Address

14540 Cortez Blvd, Suite 119, Brooksville, FL
Directions

About

Bio

Michael S. Fenster, MD, F.A.C.C., FSCA&I is a board certified interventional cardiologist. He has worked in settings ranging from academics (achieving an Assistant Professor of Medicine position at NEOUCOM) to group and solo practice. He combines his culinary talents and Asian philosophy with medical expertise, creating winning recipes for healthy eating. Known to his audiences as “Dr. Mike,” he is frequently asked to present live cooking demonstrations as well as giving numerous radio interviews on health and food shows both nationally and internationally. A certified wine professional and chef, Dr. Mike received his culinary degree from Ashworth University where he graduated with honors. He has worked professionally in kitchens prior to entering medical school and maintained his passion for food and wine throughout his medical career. Mike helped manage the award winning Napa Alley in Roanoke, Virginia, and hosted a local cable TV cooking show, “What’s Cookin’ with Doc” in Dublin, GA. He has written columns and recipes for publications both nation and international, is a regular columnist for the culinary magazine Basil, as well as a member of their Council of Chefs and a monthly health and fitness contributor to The Tampa Tribune. He has appeared several times on the nationally syndicated Daytime TV show as well as many other television programs. As a physician, Dr. Mike has participated in numerous clinical trials and spoken nationally on a variety of cardiovascular topics to audiences ranging from lay public to medical professionals. He has made presentations at organizations such as the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology meetings. Dr. Mike recently graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University’s Physician’s Executive MBA program. Dr. Mike is currently taping episodes for a new television show called “What’s Cookin’ with Doc: House Calls,” to air in nationally in various markets and has a culinary survival guide, Eating Well, Living Better: A Grassroots Gourmet Guide to Good Health and Great Food, to be published by Rowman and Littlefield due for release January 2012. He also holds a JuDan (10th degree black belt) ranking in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, which he has studied over the last three decades

Specialties
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Cardiology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Binding heavy metals: Chelation is a hypothesis that there are heavy metals present that initiate and perpetuate certain disease states. By the use of certain compounds tha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
You are what you eat: You truly are what you eat. The body is constantly breaking down, repairing and rebuilding all its various structures, even down to the molecular and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Eat Healthfully!: The cardiovascular system works in concert with all the body's systems. You want them all functioning at peak performance. For healthful eating tips v ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fenster is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fenster is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for sharing information about heart rate. After open heart surgery in 2007, I'm trying to learn all the medical terms associated with my condition. There are ...Read More
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I very much appreciate your help. It was my internist who suggested ryr for cholesterol. It has worked well, but some muscle pain better without ryr. What to do
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was never given any life expectancy by the staff at MGH just that the condition was irreparable and degenerative. Thank you.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Virginia
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
A.D. Williams Summer Fellowship, Medical College of Virgina
National Institute of Health Grant # H112793; Local Regulation of Microvascular Function
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