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Dr. Joseph Shen

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Port Washington, NY
32 years experience male

Locations

Premier Heart International

Port Washington, NY

Address

110 Main Street, Suite 201-88, Port Washington, NY
Directions

Fax

5168835812(516) 603-6368(516) 603-6368

Insurances accepted

No Value

Premier Heart

Port Washington, NY

About

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.

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Italian, Japanese, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

402 Answers
457 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Carpal tunnel syndr?: A fall can injury your wrist, or chronic repetitive use can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome. Please see a physiatrist to determine the cause the decide... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
You should: Pregnancy brings complex demands on your CardioVascular system than normal. You should discuss this with your OB/GYN ASAP. Good luck!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It not 100%!: Home pregnancy test us not 100% accurate. You need to go to have another more elaborate blood test done to be sure! good luck!
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
May be related?: The two may be related, due to inflammation. Please see this article. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/17174725/.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Low BP, why?: You may want know why your blood pressure is low (that the presence of it can cause your heart rate to go higher), before let anyone to treat you! thi... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Too much?: Lower the dose to see it will do better...Good luck!
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Eat healthy : Just cut down on unhealthy foods and exercise more. Eat fruit, veggies and drink organic soy milk and a lot of water. Avoid fizzy drinks. They contain... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
More tests : Hi, you will be getting more tests. However, you should ask for a multifunction cardiogram which is far better non-invasive highly accurate test in th... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Related. : Yes, they can all be related...
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Yellow what?: Yellow stool yellow stool can indicate that food is passing through the digestive tract relatively quickly. Yellow stool can be found in people wit... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Investigate further: Get a multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It depends: If you are treated for, depression or anxiety. Express your concerns with the prescribing physician...Before start!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Yes! : It can cause heart muscle damage thus elevated troponin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Many causes: It could be one of many causes... It needs to be sorted out with the professional help of a good cardiologist...
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Possibly, : Do a test soon, repeat per instructions and confirm with a gyn doctor... Good luck!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Find out why,: If at all possible...You may benefit from a session of multifunction cardiogram. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Individualized decis: You may want to discuss this your pediatrician. This is probably an individualized decision... Read more here... Ear tubes may not be necessary. http:... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Absolutely! : Please stop doing this. It can and will kill you!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Stressed out?: Try relaxing and taking a break. If these continue, let your doctor know. Best wishes!
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Baby's heart?: It could be your baby's heart...Talk to your OB physician and find out! best luck!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
You need to ask your: Doctor who prescribe it for you. This is a reasonable source: http://www.Inhousepharmacy.Biz/p-733-duphaston-10mg-10s-by-solvay.Aspx.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Withdraw?: You might want to try acupuncture. It might help your withdraw symptoms...Good luck!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Yes. : It is called referred pain...Let your doctor know...
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Complete work up : You need a thorough work up by an internist to check your lymphatic, hematological, neurological systems, etc. Keep investigating... Let me know the e... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Many reasons!: Emotions, such as fear, fright, excitement, anger, physical activities, infections, fever, lack of oxygen supply to your body, anemia, etc...
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It Depends: Some people have antibodies against intrinsic factor of some had stomach removed, these people will need to take B12 forever...
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Dig deeper: Work with your primary care physician to coordinate your needs for infectious disease consult, further cardiac testing (i recommend strongly that you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
They are similar: However, dysthymia carries more negative connotations if one digs deeper..
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
You need to see: A neurologist for your tremors, since they are be caused by many factors, things like drugs, neurological disorders, etc...Good luck!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It depends...: We need to know what exactly was wrong with your latest ECG before telling you what possibly the problems are with you heart. Good luck !
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Go to an ER!: Go to an er to have a heart attack ruled out immediately. Don't delay, please!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
No, absolutely not!: Ecg is not a good tool to detect cancer. So, relax...
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Take him to the ER: Your son needs to see a physician quickly! the fastest way is take him to an er. Don't wait...
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Yes: Doctors disagree frequently! you need to know why you were put on medicine for thyroid problem three years ago and why the second one thinks that you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Possibly!: Test her and repeat until you are certain. She may need to be tested under the supervision of a gyn physician!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Complex question: Hu-ab (anna1-ab**) sensory neuronopathy encephalomyelitis chronic gastrointestinal pseudoobstruction cerebellar ataxia limbic encephalitis sclc y... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Probably yes...: Relax and enjoy life... You are fine. Good luck!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Antiinflammatory: It is prescribed to treat severe inflammatory skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis that have not responded to weaker corticosteroids.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Here you go...: The chart below shows what blood sugar usually should be during different times of the day. Ask your doctor or midwife what targets are right for you.... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
If in doubt,: Test yourself again or visit a private and competent gyn physician, pleases!
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Viral pneumonia?: Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis) acts like flu. The virus can infect your lungs causing inflammation and breathing problems. It also can aff... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Fluid levels: It may mean that your intravascular fluid levels are higher. It could be an issue if you have heart failure. If you have healthy heart. It is probably... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It's normal.: I quite an answer below: The tonsils gather up rubbish, germs and stuff and push them out through those "holes". Yes, it smells AWFUL, but it's... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Esophageal spasm?: Or gerd? You need to have it sorted our with your doctor... Good luck !
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Symptomatic or not?: It depneds on the specific symptoms, was is palpitations, racy heart, or chest pain? Holter cannot pick up all the EKG changes from these symptoms unf... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
It Depends: It depends on the quality and accuracy of the lead placements! check with an expert!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Esophageal spasms : Can be just as debilitating. It is also very important to ensure that this is not due your heart. Do discuss all these with a cardiologist or better y... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Look further: Normal ekg and echo are not enough to dismiss your symptoms. You need to explore further. A session of multifunction cardiogram may help! http://en.M.... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Have her seen!: It sound like some kind of chronic infection? Have her seen by a real doctor asap, don't wait!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Trauma, infection?: Many possible causes, they are infection, trauma, etc., ...
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Testimonials
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Aug 14, 2013
Dr. Shen is clearly a top expert in his field. A great resource for patients and professionals alike.
May 12, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank u doc. I am a medical student 2year. Gonna write my exam on 18th. I unable to concentrate on studies any tips for that
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have already consulted with specialists and thats y im undecisive I know they both have risks but im sure one Is riskier than the other.
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Thanks for your quick reply! My PCP is the one that expressed concern, but we never got back to it. I get very winded with light activity so I don't know if its normal

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency

Albany Memorial Hospital

Residency

Systems Engineering

Awards

Leadership in Science and Medicine, Women’s Heart Advocate Award
Thought Leader, Third Place, East Long Island, NY - Winter
2013
Top Cardiac Electrophysiologist, First Place, National - Winter
2013
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