Heart and lung specialists to visit island
Specialists in heart and lung problems are to visit the island this month.
Ofer Sagiv, an expert in heart medicine, will be at Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Centre from January 27 to 29, and Maciej Walczyszyn, who specialises in lung and critical care medicine, will be at the practice from January 26 to 29.
Dr Sagiv is a vascular cardiologist in Connecticut, and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including the University of Connecticut Health Centre, John Dempsey Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital.
He received his medical degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Dr Walczyszyn is a pulmonary and critical care medicine board-certified physician.
He received his degree from Poznan University of Medical Science in Poland and is director of the pulmonary and critical care medicine division at Flushing Hospital Medical Centre.
Dr Sagiv will see patients with shortness of breath, oedema, chest pain, palpitations, history of heart failure, heart attack or stoke, peripheral arterial disease and non-healing wounds of the lower extremities.
Dr Walczyszyn will see patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, bronchitis or bronchiectasis, chronic cough, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism, sleep apnoea and lung cancer.
Both doctors will only see patients by referral.
For more information, contact Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Centre on 293-5476.