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Dr. Alan Schimmel

Cardiac Electrophysiology
jacksonville, FL
43 years experience male

Locations

alan schimmel md

jacksonville, FL

Address

6817 southpoint parkway #1403, Address 2, jacksonville, FL, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

(555) 555-5555

Insurances accepted

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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Ignore: Avoid nicotine, caffeine or alcohol.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
No: Magnesium supplements should not cause fatigue or aid in sleep. With all those symptoms, I would check thyroid function studies to make certain that t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
? autoimmune: Would wonder if she has autoimmune disease such as lupus etc. Sob could be from pulmonary artery hypertension sf that were the case. (high pressures i... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Doubtful : If dual isotopes are used this should not occur or if sestamibi is used for the stress images this should not occur however nuclear stress studies ar... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Yes: by definition 140/95 is mild hypertension It may require medical therapy however one isolated reading does not make the patient hypertensive repeat... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Possibly change meds: Amlodipine frequently causes fluid retention and may be the cause of the swelling. Additionally h the blood pressure may not be adequately controlled ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Yes: Amlodipine/Losartan is more potent combination than Losartan/HCTZ One caveat from my experience is that Losartan is one of the weakest antihypertensi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Yes: Amlodipine is an adequate treatment for hypertension if the BP is controlled, however if you have other medical conditions, a different antihypertens... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Chest pain not from : Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
A coarse souncd oved: Due to increased flow or turbulent flow due to a blockage.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Triglyceride lower: Fenofibrate is a generic preparation for lowering triglycerides and raising good cholesterol. It has no effect on LDL or bad cholesterol. It should no... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Arrhythmia : You may have a supraventricular arrhythmia or rapid heart rhythm coming from the upper portion of the heart. You probably should be evaluated to exclu... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Yes: Both thorazine and reglan (metoclopramide) are treatments for hiccups. Would start with one or the other, probably reglan (metoclopramide) (fewer side... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Not really: Being underweight cannot cause PVCs however if you are taking OTC medications or prescription medications to lose weight those could be contributory. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
No: Presence of antibody does not mean that you are contagious and in fact denotes protection. You cannot infect other people because you are antibody pos... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Depends upon meds: usually if a patient stops his antihypertensives for several days his or her BP will become elevated again. Certain antiypertensives have a long half-... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Nothing: A BP of 85 systolic may be perfectly normal It is only a problem if there are symptoms of dizziness or weakness. Always treat the patient not the nu... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Probably monitor: Would consult with a cardiologist Could wear a holter monitor for 24 hours or if symptoms are less frequent could wear an event recorder for 1-4 weeks... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Renal transplant: Would discuss with nephrologist about renal transplantation and thus get off dialysis. You might be a candoidate if heart is "strong".
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Would be fine: No interactions.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Yes: systolic BP of 163 is mild-moderate hypertension and probably requires dietary and medication therapy

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schimmel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schimmel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your reply! Hoping I can get her some help. No luck yet.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 1979MD

Medical/Graduate school

Type in school
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Type in hospital or program
Completed 1984

Residency

stony brook university
Completed 1982

Affiliations

American College of Angiology
aMERICAN COLLEGE CARDIOLOGY
Florida Medical Association
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