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Dr. Frederman Concepcion

Cardiology
Chicago, IL
24 years experience male

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Specialties
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Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
Need more tests: I would like to recommend to make sure that a thyroid test is done. Hyperthyroidism can cause tachycardia and fatigue and sometimes isan overlooked di... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
High blood pressure?: Most likely your blood pressure can not be controlled with a single med. It is not uncommon to use different drugs that have different mechanism of ac... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
How low? : If is two low, aortic valve regurgitation (leakage), could be the cause. A physical examination can help screen for that.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
Withdrawal symptoms: You are probable experiencing withdrawal symptoms due lack of nicotine. Dont give up and look for help. Nicotine can be replaced with patch if necessa... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
Yes.: A common reason to have noncardiac chest pain. Make sure you discuss with your cardiologist and he agree that is a noncardiac chest pain.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
No: A common coronary catheterization is an invasive procedure that requires insertion of catheters inside the arteries and injection of "dye" to highlig... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
Depends: It depends what lipids disorders need to be target. If the problem is HDL alone or the LDL is normal and you do not ned a statin like Crestor (rosuvas... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
No: It depends if you have permanent or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. If you did not have an episode during those 30 days, i will not show. Paroxysmal... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
Cardiology 24 years experience
Talk with your docto: You want to discuss this with your doctor. At your age, secondary causes of hypertension need to be investigated.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Concepcion is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Concepcion is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! LDL is high. No side effects (noticeable) for over 2 months
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks helpful and true
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Panama Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

John H Stroger Jr. Hospital

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography
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