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Dr. Andrew Chung

Cardiology
Mableton, GA
28 years experience male

Locations

HeartMDPhD.com

Mableton, GA

Address

5701 Mableton Pkwy, PO Box 381, Mableton, GA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(404) 699-2145

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

Author of "Be Hungry" and "Trust the Truth" which are both in print and available from Amazon.com

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: Overeating does increase physical stress on the heart. It is not normal to have symptoms, which would include palpitations, when the heart is experie... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Epicardial Adiposity: Where there is epicardial adipose tissue (eat) there will be blockages forming in the coronary artery underneath it.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
VAT: Visceral adipose tissue (vat).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: Automatic external defibrillators (aeds) are designed to be used by untrained bystanders.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Toxic home: High levels of air-borne particulates can occur if there has been improper maintenance of the home hvac system.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Donor shortage: Heart failure patients are waiting many months for a matching donor heart after being listed as a suitable candidate.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Unknown: It would be the first person that suffered a heart attack. We don't know who suffered the very first heart attack.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Angina Pectoris: Heart pain that occurs with exertion is also known as angina pectoris.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Heart Awareness: Having palpitations simply means being suddenly aware of ones heart rhythm.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: The former is an acquired condition while the latter is present at birth.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
By being alive: All are at risk of acquiring heart disease.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
A problem: Seek immediate medical attention when experiencing chest pain.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Spiritual: Aside from proving it can be done, the first heart transplant showed that the heart of the body is not the heart of the soul as evident by the observa... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Manifold: A person stricken with heart disease suffers from disability, depression, and is at higher risk for sudden cardiac death.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Physiology: Aortic insufficiency (ai) means that the aortic valve leaks during diastole, which is the relaxation phase of the cardiac cycle. Relative bradycardia... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Heart Surface: The medical term for the surface of the heart is epicardial.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
None: The mitral valve keeps blood flowing in one direction from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes, during systole: And, no, during diastole.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
EAT: Epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which is vat (visceral adipose tissue) on the surface of the heart. Everywhere there is eat, there will be blockage i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
None: A cardiologist is a specialist who deals with all aspects of cardiovascular disease.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: A coronary artery blockage of myocardial infarction (heart attack) occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque ruptures losing its fibrous cap and lipid cor... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Adrenaline: Cardiac output (co) is stroke volume (sv) times heart rate (hr) and adrenaline increases both sv and hr.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: Bundle branch block is a significant abnormality that is typically discovered on an abnormal ECG (electrocardiogram) and should be further evaluated b... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Coronary disease: Inferolateral ischemia is an indication of obstructive atherosclerotic lesion(s) in the obtuse marginal branches of the left circumflex (lcx) coronary... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Around it: The blood going around and past the mitral valve is oxygenated.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Cardiologist: A cardiologist is a heart doctor and not a heart surgeon.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Autosomal Dominant: Ihss is caused by mutations in sarcomere genes and is the most common monogenic cardiovascular disorder.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: An example is uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure) can cause heart failure without myocardial infarction (heart attack) happening at the sa... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
No: Heart palpitations is a symptom. As a general rule, causes of fainting (i.e. Loss of consciousness) are not symptoms.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
No: Heart palpitations is a symptom. Causes of death are as a general rule not symptoms. For example, someone could die from a heart attack and for some... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
100 %: "balloon dilation +/- stenting is an effective interim palliation for infants and newborns with critical coarctation and lv dysfunction. Restenosis is... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
H&P: History and physical exam (h&p) which includes an ECG (electrocardiogram) and possibly a chest x-ray.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Atherosclerosis: The formation of the atheromatous plaque, which comprises of a lipid laden core covered by a fibrous cap, is the pathophysiological hallmark of athero... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Zero: Palpitations are not normal.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
None: Cardiac output (co) is a very specific physiological variable defined by stroke volume (sv) times heart rate (hr): co = sv x hr.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: This would be heart surgery performed without cutting through the sternum (breast bone) at the front of the chest.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Mitral Valve: The mitral keeps oxygenated blood flowing in one direction from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Supply Blood 2 Heart: Blockages in the coronary arteries result in heart attacks.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes: Lose the vat (visceral adipose tissue) which included the epicardial adipose tissue (eat) on the surface of the heart.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Life&Death: Having a myocardial infarction should be avoided. The proximate cause is epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which happens with visceral adipose tissue (v... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Triscupid valve: As the heart contracts, the tricuspid valve is able to close before the mitral valve because it faces a lower systemic venous pressure compared to a s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
History & Exam: If there is congestive heart failure, it is a heart problem. Congestive heart failure is diagnosed by a thorough history and physical examination. Fee... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2001

Awards

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Affiliations

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