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Dr. Frank Amico Jr

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
Plainview, NY
12 years experience male

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Wednesday: Closed
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ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine AOBIM Certified in Internal Medicine AOBIM Certified in Cardiology AOBIM Certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia

Doctor Q&A

236 Answers
7.0K Agrees
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Yes, you should definitely see a cardiologist to get yourself evaluated. A simple hotter monitor and echocardiogram will be able to tell us a lot.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Please go to Doctor: Mike, If you are having excessive amounts of diarrhea please see your physician. Clindamycin can cause something called Clostridium Difficile. In fac... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Possibly: If you are having recurrent sinus infections, you should have ti evaluated with a scope. You may have a deviated septum or even enlarged turbinates. I... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Pain: There are many reasons for calf pain but if you have traveled a long distance or it is swollen you should get an ultrasound to rule out a clot. If not... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Torticollis: This sounds like torticollis. It usually happens after withdrawal of antipsychotics not benzos. Try some stretching and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Ezcema: It could be eczema. Try some cortisone cream but if that doesn't help see your physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Cyst: It could be your typical menstrual pain or it could be an ovarian cyst.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Multiple reasons: There are many reasons for an upset stomach. If it worsens see your physician.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: I think you should stick to arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). If that's not cutting it, then you seek a step up in your treatment from your phys... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Urinalysis: Hi, I would see your doctor and obtain a UA to make sure you do not have an infection.
A male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: If a proper work up was done then yes you should pursue a non cardiac source of your chest pain.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
See doctor: If the pain has worsened and you are bleeding please return to that physician for a culture and examination.
A member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
ER: Anthony, please have your father go to the ER immediately. This could be signs of a heart attack.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Other variables...: were all other variables held the same? incline, no consumption of food or drink?
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Rule out diabetes: If you are not diabetic already, then you should do one of two things. You should either have your physician draw a fasting sugar on you or have a ran... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Image: You should get it imaged to see what is going on. Of course best first thing to do is have a good physician exam.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Carpal tunnel : Depending on which fingers you could have carpal tunnel syndrome which is compression of the median nerve. Often it wakes people up with the symptoms ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Drowsiness: drowsiness is the feeling of feel tired like you're about to fall asleep. Take it easy and rest of you feel this way.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Test: The only way to safe for sure is to take a pregnancy test.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
IBS: I am not sure why you have been having blue bowel movements but your stomach cramps and change in bowel movements could be due to irritable bowel synd... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: Your question is multifactorial. First, patient preference is extremely important. Your age also has something to do with the choice. You are young so... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Information: these are very general symptoms. Can you please provide us with more detail?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Not sure: There are no home abortion methods that I am aware of.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Culture: If you just finished six weeks of treatment and still have blood in the urine you should look for an alternative diagnosis . However , first get a uri... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: It depends what test you're talking about. An abnormal test is a very broad statement. Do you know what test it was?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Need to see: I would need to see the holder strips. After a PVC, the sinus node resets but pauses can be different. Without seeing the strip, I cannot say for sure... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: An EKG is not an echocardiogram. An echo uses ultrasound to see the heart.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: No I would not take it.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
See doc: It could be a panic attack but it could also be cardiac related. See your PCP to get a routine ECG and blood work.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
ER: I recommend going to the ER. Your mother needs to be fully evaluated with blood work and an ECG.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Studies have shown that diabetics with triple vessel disease do better with bypass. Your mom would benefit most from a bypass. Best of luck
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Cardiac disease: Since cardiac disease is such a big killer in out society and if you have an interest in medicine than it will serve you well.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Arrhythmia : You should feel your pulse. If it's regular then it's not atrial fibrillation. However it could be atrial flutter. Furthermore, it could be premature ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Call your doc: Its best that you speak with your doctor who is familiar with your pregnancy until now. I am sure he or she is dedicated and would love to answer any ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Zenkers: any vomiting of Undigested food? Could be a zenkers diverticulim.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Not usually: BPPV is usually self limited. Symptom control and keep yourself safe is extremely important. Please see your doctor if it does not resolve. Ty not to ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: yes, the lymphatics in your neck are in a chain leading to multiple nodes being inflamed.
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
IBS: You could be experiencing irritable bowel syndrome. See your physician for thorough history to better determine this.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: Your age and symptoms make it extremely unlikely that these symptoms are cardiac related.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Cardiac eval: You should see a cardiologist for a potential cardiac source. However, your symptoms can be attributed to many things. You would need a Chest x-ray, r... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: It is possible that it could cause someone to get angry.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
ER: Please go to the ER for close monitoring and better evaluation. You may need fluids and some basic blood work.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Unlikely: Probably not but if you are unsure get a pregnancy test done.
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
IBS: You could potentially have irritable bowel syndrome. Try some miralax (polyethylene glycol) but make sure to see your doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: It depends on whether or not you have constipation predominant or diarrhea predominant IBS. Most Gi doctors I see treat it with miralax (polyethylene ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
See doc: Please see your physician. Hypoglycemia is not benign because it can cause side effects such as unnecessary falls leading to potential head trauma.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
See doc: You are at the age that chest pain should be taken very seriously. With all patients, we should be very diligent when it comes to chest pain. For this... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Examine: It would need to be examined to accurately answering you question. It is best to see a physician in person.

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dec 11, 2014
I strongly recommend Dr. Frank Amico to patients seeking care. He is such a dedicated physician and impressive interventional cardiologist, who really cares about his patients. He is passionate about ...Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
Oct 30, 2014
I highly endorse Dr. Frank Amico as an expert on HealthTap and HealthTap Prime. His clinical insigts and comments are astutue and educational for both patients and physicians alike. He is an asset to ...Read More
Sep 18, 2015
I learned a great deal from Dr. Amico. Clearly an expert in his field, with excellent, humane bedside manner. Works and collaborates equally effectively with both patients and colleagues. HealthTap is...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! thank you dr amico for your dedication in helping people. you have certainly helped me in my time of need. I can tell you are a compassionate and caring dr. I wish you ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very reassuring. Not my first time to consult with Dr. Amico, so I was glad to see that he would help me, yesterday when I posted the question. Thanks again!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. Had 2 holter monitors, and a 14 day loop. Shows sinus tach but normal rythmn. Could it be POTS?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2010MD

Residency

WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top General Internist, First Place, Camden Region - Summer
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, New Jersey - Fall
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, New Jersey - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American College of Phyiscians
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.5
3064 ratings

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