Dr. Joseph Shen

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Port Washington, NY
33 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
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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Italian, Japanese, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

402 Answers
457 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Trust but verify: It could be wrong. Therefore, find a physician who offers multifunction cardiogram to verify the finding. You deserve better. http://en.m.wikipedia.or... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Yes.: These tests are inadequate for women. You need to explore further. A better option is having a session of multifunction cardiogram. Good luck! http:... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Step by step: Conservative treatments such as rehab, medications, supplements first...When symptoms progress to limiting pain - particularly night pain that interru... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
May be: Possibly? Is it accompanied with pain? Profuse bleeding? If the answers are yes and yes, follow up with a real gyn doctor. Best luck!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Sounds serious: Go have it checked by a ENT doctor assp! don't delay and good luck!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
It can be normal.: If you are worried, talk to your primary care doctor...Good luck!
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Check further: It should not. Check to see if it is inflamed or infected.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Better fitness?: You may bring your baseline resting heart rate down by improving your physical fitness. For example, you can try long distance running...Best luck to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Cough hurts but why?: You need the help if a doctor to find the causes of your cough. Please...
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Complete check up!: Normal ekg means very little on your case! you need a comprehensive work up to check your systems, including neurological, metabolic, renal, cardiovas... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
It could be from: Your esophagus, lungs, thymus, sternum, and heart, discuss it with your doctor asap. Unstable angina is a provisional impression a physician makes to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Stress tests: Have higher false positive (and false negative) rate than we'd like to admit. Try getting a session of multifunction cardiogram instead. It is a very ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
May be, however, : The best option is to track the progression using multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Relax first: If you could. If you feel that there is a lump, talk to a urologist and have him do a physical exam on you to ensure that it is not test ocular cancer... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
It should not...: But it is not recommended! please let you patents know what you are doing...Stay happy and safe. Best luck!
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
A tough call...: Due to so many complicating factors, you need to sort thus out with a team of experts coordinated by your primary care. Sorry... Wishing you all the l... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Moderate to severe: It means that you may have moderate to severe congestive heart failure.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Plantar fasciitis &: Achilles tendonitis bone bruises bone spurs (enthesis) overpronation haglund’s deformity sever’s disease (seen in children) stress fractures t... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
It varies...: The long-term effects of myocarditis are highly variable. Many people recover heart function without long-term negative health effects and without a r... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Not necessarily...: Many times ECG would be indifferent to it until it is way too late! we need a new way. It is called multifunction cardiogram! google it to find out mo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Or acute ischemia: You need to see a cardiologist to sort this out assp. A session of multifunction cardiogram may help! it is the most accurate diagnostic tool to detec... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
It depends: Usually 6 to 12 months, but depends on the extend of the bone restructuring...
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
First with proper: Treatment, your father will live a longer time than you may expect. However, in the end, his lungs will fill with fluid and hard to breath... Please r... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Yes.: With a possible yeast infection. Go to see a gyn doc asap... Good luck!
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Gain it naturally.: Please try gaining weight naturally, eat right, lift weight and do some resistive exercises. Good luck!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Possibly, : Do a test soon, repeat per instructions and confirm with a gyn doctor... Good luck!
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
You need a MCG: Stress echo is inaccurate in detecting ischemic heart disease, especially for women. Normal blood test results do not mean that you do not have ischem... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Multiple causes: This is also called rhinorrhea. There are many causes, such as exposure to cold temperatures, infection, allergies, head trauma, lacrimation, genetic ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Could be...: Bladder, large bowl, uterus, pelvic floor, etc. You need to sort it out with the help of a good doctor. Perhaps a gyn? Best luck!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Walking on abdomen?: Don't know what you mean! did you mean "pressing" on your llq? It could be constipation, but have a doctor check it, ok?
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
4 days!: Please don't take it more that 14 days at a time and stop for at least 4 months before starting again. Best luck!
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
These can cause : The symptoms... Hyperventilating and surging stress hormones such a epinephrin and norepinephrine can reduce the blood flow to your heart and brain gi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Behavior change: Mainly useful to change behavior. One good example is to treat and mange phobias...
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Edema: An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells or intercellular tissues. You need restrict fluid in take and eating less salty foods.... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Could be...: It depends on how much intestines were protected or salvaged during the rescue/repair procedure. Probably, it may even depends on the method of repair... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Endometrial what?: Did it mean endometrial hyperplasia? Here is a good source for your information. Good luck! http://www.Acog.Org/~/media/for%20patients/faq147.Pdf?Dmc=... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Not necessarily : It depends on what bacteria and if there were heart muscle damage... Not all bacterial endocarditis patients who need their heart valves replaced have... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
COPD? : Are you a smoker? If yea, this could be copd! you need to see your primary care doctor asap...
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Or heart failure?: She needs to see a physician if she has not already... This could be serious...
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Ulcer or?: It could be stomach ulcer, but also could be many other causes. See a doctor to sort it out asap, please!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
Can't predict: As your pregnancy progresses, braxton hicks contractions tend to come somewhat more often, but until you get to your last few weeks, they'll probably ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 33 years experience
May be done: If it was torn completely, then it shall be no more...
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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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