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Dr. Jeffrey Webber

Cardiology
Nashville, TN
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Nashville, TN

Address

2400 Patterson Ave, Suite 304, Nashville, TN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Fax

615-342-5948

About

Bio

Medical School: Cornell University Residency: Vanderbilt Medical Center in Internal Medicine Fellowship: cardiovascular diseases Current status: private practice: cardiology Emphasis: coronary interventions (stents, atherectomy); nuclear cardiology (stress testing) Hobbies: spending time with my wife and four grown children; service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; skiing; Motorsports; photography

Specialties
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Cardiology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

262 Answers
154 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Ignore: Always practice good dental hygiene ie brush your teeth, floss frequently and see dentist regularly.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Depends: if having paroxysmal (that is intermittent) atrial fib interspersed with periods of normal rhythm, and if no history of hypertension/stroke/diabetes ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Maybe try other: maybe you need a more potent acid inhibitor! You may wish to get either omeprazole 20mg over the counter and take twice a day or else get your physici... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Too much: suggests a little heavy on the thyroid medicine. Speak with your doctor about what dose levothyroxine is right for you.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes safe.: as a cardiologist, I say yes it's safe. Golytely is a large volume prep that many of my heart pts had probs with in the past. I think miralax (polyeth... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
No: not serious. Determine thyroid disorder via bloodworm. Also, check serum potassium and magnesium levels. If all ok, then likely you are experiencing p... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Some clues...: Some clues for Marfans include arachnodactaly or spider like long fingers, syndactaly or double jointedness, eye lens detachment history, and a long a... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Little: Probably not much. Doubt there is much interaction here!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
No easy way: aerobic exercise 30-45 minutes a day and reducing salt intake are the easiest lifestyle changes one may make to deal with hypertension. Relaxation tec... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
No: troponins are not predictive of future events, per se. These labs are most useful at ruling out an acute heart attack here and now...not necessarily i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Should be fine: An echocardiogram is a dedicated comprehensive ultrasound focusing on the heart. It provides a rich array of information about the structure as well... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Ignore: Drink plenty of liquids, avoid dehydration. When getting up in the morning sit at side of bed first.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
PRWP: PRWP or poor R wave progression can be a sign of a few things: most common problem I see is artifactual: simply a matter of suboptimal electrode place... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Stress!: Stress can yield palpitations. These usually consist of extra beats called PVCs or PACs, annoying but innocuous arrhythmias. They feel like skipping o... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Not bad.: The bottom number could be a little lower, say under 80.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
None is normal: Although many people suffer from reflux, it's still not normal. Begin by avoiding spicy foods for a time, limiting any caffeine intake (which decrease... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Inflammation: Acute inhalation of this kind can irritate or inflame the inner lining of your bronchial tree. Treatment is largely supportive, but if symptoms do not... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Ignore: What to do if javing a heart attack is happening? Take an aspirin, any dose, immediately ,go to ER.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Possible: Unprotected sex, even seconds long, can be enough to spawn pregnancy. Consider checking a home pregnancy test.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Rate of action: niaspan is extended release, where as niacin otc is not. Some literature suggests risk of liver toxicity is lower with the extended release versions. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Esophagus?: I wonder if you don't have something wrong with your esophagus, the food pipe that connects your mouth to your stomach? These pains frequently occur m... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Adrenaline : probably just means the irritability is catecholeamine sensitive meaning more sensitive when adrenaline levels are higher such as when walking, etc
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes yes yes!: theres still time! You are young enough that you can make a difference. If you have a strong family history of heart disease then it's time to take co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes: If you are referring to oxycodone or oxycontin then no, this will have no blood thinning properties therefore safe to use before surgery.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Try this...: I have found the South Beach Diet Book to be a good resource for determining carbohydrate consumption. Go to a bookstore and peruse the 2nd edition a... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes: Too rapid of propranolol withdrawal can lead to unwanted symptoms such as these. Gradual withdrawal needs to be gradual .
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Unusual-get checked: Many things come to mind, from generalized bleeding disorders to mass effect such as brain tumor. I would apprise my PCP of the problem, and if a thor... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Probably: Such pain is usually musculoskeletal. Other telltale features confirming this are palpable tenderness over the affected area, accentuation of the disc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Valve closure: The mechanical action of various intracardiac valves closing is what makes the "lub dub".
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Likely noncaddiac: Normal heart beats can frequently be heard by patients when they lie on their side or ear. It's a common complaint i hear in the office. We title it "... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Esophagus issue: These symptoms sound like an esophageal disorder. This avenue between mouth and stomach can become inflamed, leading to chest pain or fullness as well... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Depemds: Many primary care physicians are adequately trained to deal with rheumatic fever. However, not all in the us have seen this increasingly vanishing ill... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Probably not: In all likelihood your chest pain is musculoskeletal in nature. MVP usually causes non-exertional chest pain. Propranolol is unlikely to be source of ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
"Chemistry": It's a special lab, not routinely done. Usually found in "chemistry" section.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Many things could do this: allergic bronchitis; asthma; even reflux problems leading to occult aspiration of stomach acid; sinusitis. Less likely but ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Very normal!: Palpitations are very common in the general population. Usually these consist of extra beats known as pvcs or pacs. These cause a chaotic fluttering ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Probably ok: Carotodynia is an old fashioned term used to describe nonspecific aching in the carotid bulb region. Other than feeling uncomfortable there is probabl... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Peak: Swelling or edema from a sizable ischemic cerebral infarct (stroke) tends to peak about 48-72 hrs after initial insult then ebbs over the subsequent 7... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Hummm: I am having a hard time connecting the two symptoms. The fact that the rib pain only occurs at night makes me think of a musculoskeletal pain, since i... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Need good going over: I think a doctor can help you! First try increasing your salt comsumption and fluid intake. If that not sufficient, then a visit to an internist to ev... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes!: Ibuprofen has antiplatelet properties akin but not exactly like aspirin. Platelets are the "sticky" components of the bloodstream that promote coagula... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Likely musculoskelet: Shooting pains suggest to me: fleeting, lancinating, and moving. These all suggest chest wall or musculoskeletal pain and not visceral or organ pain. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
What medicine?: I don't see what your add on medicine is! Let me guess: amlodipine or Norvasc-am I correct? It's common to use these two BP meds together, as they are... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes!: It's unusual and rare, but agents from both the ACE inhibitor and ARB families can be taken concurrently. I've used both in cases of tough to control ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Inflammatiion: Condition which is autoimmune, in which inflammation of medium sized arteries in the body including the temporal arteries of the head occurs. Mechanis... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Relatively rare: I've seen Colchicine used many many times since I've practiced medicine. I feel Neurologic side effects are quite uncommon. Where possible use it for ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Doubtful: B6 likely not effective at reducing cholesterol. Walking or brisk exercise can reduce your triglyceride levels and boost your HDL ("good") levels.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Not common: It's not a problem i see mentioned. The only way it makes sense to me is if this sake is perhaps driving your systolic blood pressure acutely below 90... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Just monitor: Probably nothing serious, but bears watching. If no signs of infection (fever, chills, rash or red skin) then I suspect it is nothing to worry about
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Extra beats: probably a common condition known as symptomatic PVCs or PACs. These are extra beats that reset the cardiac cycle and as such have with them a "compen... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Webber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Webber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 4, 2014
awesome caring doctor. best I have encountered on the app.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My granddaughter has very low blood pressure and has seizures. I wondered if there was a medication she could take to raise her blood pressure and maybe stop the seizur...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much I believe your answer is right because for the last five weeks I have been going everyday to the gym and to the pool for swimming
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you. This help ease some of the anxiety. I was told at the ED that it isn't uncommon to be able to see the pulse of the AA in slim people.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Nashville Region - Summer
2014
Top Cardiologist , First Place, Tennessee - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, Nashville Region - Summer
2014
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