Sports Medicine Cardiology [transcript][audio]

Guest: Ankit B. Shah, MD, MPH, FACC

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Ankit B. Shah, MD, MPH, FACC is Director of the Sports & Performance Cardiology Program for MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at Union Memorial Hospital and attending cardiologist at MedStar Union Memorial. Dr. Shah specializes in the clinical care and exercise testing of active individuals. He has authored textbook chapters on sports cardiology and has presented at the annual sports cardiology conference sponsored by the American College of Cardiology. His research interests include athletic heart, cardiac screening and Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He completed his sports cardiology fellowship in the Cardiovascular Performance Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his training in cardiovascular disease at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, New York and internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts where he also completed a Master in Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac CT and nuclear cardiology.  

Segment Overview: In this segment, Dr. Ankit Shah discusses his unique training as a Sports Medicine Cardiologist.

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