Dr. Brian Olshansky

Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
Mason City, IA
46 years experience male

Locations

Mercy Hospital Medical Center

Mason City, IA

Address

1000 4th St SW, Mason City, IA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Medicaid

Wellmark Inc

About

Bio

Brian Olshansky, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, a board certified clinical cardiac electrophysiologist, is Professor Emeritus at University of Iowa Hospitals and EP at Mercy in Mason City, Iowa. He graduated from Carleton College, completed his MD at University of Arizona, completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Bellevue/NYU Hospitals, Cardiology Fellowship training at University of Iowa, and Electrophysiology Fellowship training at University of Alabama, Birmingham. Following training, Dr. Olshansky has been a faculty member at the University of Alabama, Case Western Reserve University and Loyola University before returning to the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He has directed Electrophysiology Laboratories and Training Programs at Loyola University Medical Center and

Specialties
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Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Iowa

Doctor Q&A

64 Answers
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
46 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
What's the question?: Hydrate more, stay out of the sun wear a hat and if you still feel this way, you may have another problem,
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
46 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably normal: Cannot say this is due to POTS. You may or may not have POTS based on this. In any event this alone is of no major concern
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
46 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Most of the time adrenaline will increase your heart rate for a short time if you are surprised but it should go away gradually and go back to normal. ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Olshansky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Olshansky is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you sir for your answer :) my pont was the bp high at night that lasts for hours but i think its just the big dinner meal i eat at night. Thank you again sir
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for ur answer, im seeing a cardiologist and neuro regarding!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for your clear and detailed answer!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER
Completed 1981

Affiliations

University of Iowa
Profesor Emeritus
FACC
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