Dr. Joel Gorfinkel

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Boynton Beach,, FL
55 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boynton Beach,, FL

Address

9136 Ribbons Ridge Pt., Boynton Beach,, FL
Directions

Fax

561-739-9409

Cardiology

Boynton Beach, FL

Cardiology Consulant

POTOMAC

About

Bio

Currently Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University, in Washington, DC. and cardiology consultant to the Mercy Community Health Clinic in Gaithersburg, MD, and involved in telemedicine activities. Previously in private practice of cardiology for four decades with a special interest in coronary intervention ("angioplasty') in Columbus, with a Clinical Associate Professorship at the Ohio State University School of Medicine.

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.

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiology, Board Certified

Clinical Lipidology

Licenses

United States: Maryland

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

173 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably: Probably. Your family doctor can easily confirm that nothing is wrong with your heart.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Immediately: Truly immediately.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
May not be easy but: If you can feel ur carotid pulse in ur neck or radial pulse at ur wrist thE pulse shud feel completely irregular. But frequent ectopic beats may fe ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gorfinkel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gorfinkel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
Thanks
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This was very helpful. Thanks! There is a direct reason why most HTN meds are not refilled by so many patients and it is not cost related. Cardiologists know this. It is Rx side effect related. Well, ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you because I was about to go to the ER and I'm young I'm only 27 so I'm sure this is normal then. Thank you very much again !!
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thanks, they said they want pet scan because bp was lower after exercise. I think BP was was elevated because I was anxious. thaanks again

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1965MD

Residency

Michael Reese

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
American College of Physicians
Amer. Heart Assoc.
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