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Dr. Bradley Radwaner

Cardiology
New York, NY
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

885 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Radwaner is a 1980 graduate of Cornell University Medical College with his cardiology training at Columbia University and NYU Medical Center. He has practiced internal medicine and cardiology for over 25 years and now specializes in preventive cardiology. For 15 years Dr. Radwaner practiced clinical and interventional cardiology performing angioplasty in major medical centers in New York and Philadelphia. In 2001 he founded the NY Center for The Prevention of Heart Disease which is dedicated to using the latest medical advances to prevent heart attacks, strokes and sudden death. Our center uses advanced cholesterol testing that goes far beyond "good" and "bad" cholesterol to examine cholesterol particle number and size, markers of inflammation, genetic susceptibility to vascular disease and levels of omega 3 fatty acids in the blood. This is combined with the latest non-invasive imaging modalities to provide an individualized assessment of both current cardiovascular problems and the 10 20 year risk. A specific program of exercise, diet and medication, if needed, is outlined for each patient. Over the past 15 years no patients following this program have had a heart attack!!

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Cardiology

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65 Answers
29 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Maybe: All chest pain requires a thorough investigation by your doctor to make sure it's not serious
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Mildly Elevated: Non-HDL cholesterol is a better predictor of cardiovascular risk than traditional LDL cholesterol measurements. The National Lipid Association (lipids... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes: Angina is the name given to chest pain caused by insufficient blood flow through the coronary arteries to the heart muscle. Blockages in these arterie... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Varied: Cardiac catheterization is the procedure where a plastic tube is placed through either an arm or groin artery up to the heart to visualize the corona... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
A pattern on an EKG: Right bundle branch block is the name given to a specific pattern of the electrical activity of the heart seen on an electrocardiogram(ekg). This patt... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Very Individual: The answer is completely individual depending upon the extent of the damage that was done to the heart muscle, the age of the person and their other m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Depends: This greatly depends on the extent of the damage done to your heart muscle during the heart attack. If the damage was minimal, the period would be sho... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Varies: For a healthyb15 y.O boy there is no such thing as too much exercise. As long as you are not having continuous pain from your knees, hips, ankles or m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Painful extremities: In people with this syndrome exposed to the cold their toes and/or fingers will get painful and very pale. This is due to vasoconstriction of the smal... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Not necessarily: In most cases arm tingling is not indicative of any serious problem. Arm tingling is a symptom of some irritation to the sensory nerves in our arm. Th... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Fluid changes: During pregnancy there are great increases in the the volume of blood and other fluids in the body along with the increased weight. Dilitation of the ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Various causes: Left bundle branch block is a pattern seen on an EKG indicating an abnormal or different pathway of the electrical signal that causes the heart muscle... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Most Do: Familial hypercholesterolemia is the most common genetic disorder involving choleterol levels . If a patient has an LDL cholesterol level above 200 h... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Many causes: Chest pain of any type should never be ignored. While there are many benign, minor causes of chest pain , it is a symptom that can indicate an underly... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
By closing entry: Cardiac catheterization is the procedure where a plastic tube is placed in an artery in the groin or wrist and under xray guidance dye is injected ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Listening carefully: Systolic pressure is the top number and represents the maximal pressure generated by the heart contraction.Diastolic pressure is the pressure during r... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes: Aortic dissection or aortic dissection surgery can irritate the phrenic nerve which control the diaphragm. If it is irritated by the aneurysm or with... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Lowers BP: Valium as a tranquilizer will reduce the output of adrenaline and other hormones which will cause blood vessels to vasodilate and lower the pulse rate... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes, but depends: Local cortisone injections for joint inflammation/pain can be safely given to most heart atttack patients after a few weeks in most cases. Often the c... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Unclear: It can be normal to a have very, small amount of fluid in the pericardial space around the heart. Anything beyond a small amount is abnormal and needs... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Nothing or something: These symptoms are very common and most of the time not related to anything serious. If they persist a doctor should be consulted to make sure there... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
See your doctor: Irregular heartbeats are very common and while usually not related to any serious problem , should be evaluated by a cardiologist. Test may include an... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Must be fullychecked: In a person with a history of coronary disease treated with stents any chest discomfort or l arm discomfort must be taken seriously and evaluated reg... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Abnormal ECGS: T wave inversions are an abnormal electrical pattern on an ECG which can indicate a heart problem. Most serious would be an indication of ischemia, or... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes and no: Recent large studies following women who took low dose 81 mg Aspirin over several years found that it was ineffective in preventing heart attacks but ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
About 24 hours: Naproxen is the brand name for naprosyn (naproxen) a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It reversibly inactivates new platlets for about 24 h... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Maybe: Nasal steroids such as Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) when used as directed should not raise BP in the vast majority of patients. If someone is usin... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Many good options: Being overweight is one of the most common problems in america today.What is best for you depends upon how overweight you are and your age and health.... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes: Angina, the pain of insufficient blood flow to the heart due to coronary artery blockages occurs in both men and women but somewhat differently. First... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Unclear: "arthritis" in the head could refer to several things that can cause headaches. Tempo-mandibular syndrome is inflammation in the hinge joint between u... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Several reasons: Palpitations are a sensation of skipped or extra beats that some people feel. Often palpitations are benign, due to infrequent skipped beats and not r... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Let discuss this: Cardiomyopathy means damaged heart muscle of any type. This damage indicates the heart is not working effectively as a pump., the most common causes ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes: The development of any chest pain requires proper evaluation by a physician. While it may be related to a minor non -serious issue, Ritalin (methylph... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Variable: These medications are older antiarrythmics that have been around for decades and may suppress af. They must be used very cautiously and only by very e... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Overwhelmingly no: The vast number of causes of hand pain are minor local issues in the hand itself or with the nerves thatexit the neck and travel into our hands. Very... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Generally normal: Its completely normal to feel the heart beat at places in the body where the arteries that carry blood from the heart are close to the surface and eas... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
No: Prominent hand veins is normal . If one holds their hands below the level of their heart, the veins will fill. If one raises their hands above the lev... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Genes and lifestyle: Obviously inheriting good genes for low cholesterol, low BP and no history of heart disease would be best . What you can do is follow a heart healthy ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
DEPENDS: If your BP under good control the way you are currently taking this medication, then any change would on other medical conditions you may have and th... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
None , most the time: Cholesterol is a fat produced in our liver which circulates in the bloodstream. How much and the type produced depends upon genetics, diet, weight... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Maybe: Any chest pain in an adult needs to be taken seriously. Serious heart disease as well as breast or lung problems must be excluded. Diagnostic tests i... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Anti-arrthymic med: Amiodarone is a medication used to suppress extra heartbeats and maintain a normal regular heart rhythm .It is used most frequently in a low dose to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Exercise & lower cal: There is no one right "diet" for every overweight teenager. Clearly exercising 4-6 times a week aerobically is key various recent studies have compar... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Adrenal excess: Cushing's disease is an over production of adrenal gland hormones that are normally very well regulated in the body. When someone develops a growth in... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Usually not: Make sure you take your medication as prescribed by your physician. If your blood pressure has been under good control and you are feeling well there ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Looks at heart: An echocardiogram uses sound waves (sonar) to look at the structure and function of the heart. The strength of the heart muscle, size of the various h... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Yes: For people you have the most severely damaged hearts a transplant involves removng the heart and replacing it with a donor heart. Multiple heart attac... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Excellent: Once diagnosed coarctation of the aorta requires surgical correction to remove the area of severely narrowed aortic tissue. The diagnosis should be ma... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Several: Cerebral ischemia is the medical term used for a lack of adequate blood flow to the brain. Two carotid arteries in the front of the neck and two vert... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Cardiology 42 years experience
Maybe - Be careful: Any person having a pacemaker by definition has an underlying heart condition. Chest pain in any adult should be treated as a potentially serious symp... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Radwaner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Radwaner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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It is a change from baseline ekg and my doctors are blowing me off thank you for telling me I have other heart problems too
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Thank you. Will have to await CT angiogram results.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, National Lipid Association, Founding Member of the Society of Cardiovascular CT Imaging
Top Cardiologist , Second Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Lenox hill interventional cardiac & vascular
Lenox Hill Hospital North Shore LIJ
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