Dr. Anita Prakash

Primary Care, Cardiology
CA
28 years experience female

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Specialties
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Cardiology

Nuclear Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

390 Answers
97 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Pericarditis is a clinical diagnosis. Sonar as you put it is echocardiography and does not confirm resolution. An echo can show resolution of an effus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
No: Hardening of arteries happens over time - in other words one is born with clean arteries and plaguing begins to build up at age 10 and progresses depe ... Read More
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1 comment
A male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
No: There can be false positives with any blood test (assay). No clinical judgment should be made by an indeterminate blood test only. Clinical correlati ... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Dec 21, 2014
Dr. Anita Prakash took my condition seriously and really searched into the furthest corner of her knowledge to help me, unlike many other doctors that I've seen.
HealthTap member
Nov 29, 2016
Dr Prakash is very generous in answering important questions in depth learn't a lot from her many professional answers .Great for healthtap.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr Prakash for your professional advice although very hard to convince my mother who is anti-Statins as they caused leg cramps but Ubiquinol could work with stati...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Amiodarone made me so sick that had the catheter ablation not been done quickly, I would have killed myself. Post-ablation, I still feel sick. This is a horrid drug. T...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes. I asked a nurse manager the question today and was told that a person would enter a rehab facility and insurance will be looked at closely about home care. thanks f...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia College, Bachelor of Arts
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

St. Vincents Hospital, NY, NY

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.3
381 ratings

20 top reviews

38-year-old male
Aug 29, 2019
Very caring and responsive to questions. I would consult with her again.
29-year-old female
Aug 9, 2019 Chicago, IL
58-year-old male
May 6, 2019
My questions are now answeredc
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