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About

Dr. Amar Pohwani, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Modesto, CA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Pohwani is affiliated with Oak Valley Hospital, Memorial Hospital Los Banos and Chinese Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Amar Pohwani has the following 4 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiologists, also known as vascular radiologists, use minimally-invasive imaging techniques to diagnose conditions in your organs and blood vessels. For example, if you need an angiography (an x-ray of the arteries) to diagnose a blockage in your blood vessels, your doctor will refer you to an interventional radiologist. They can, if needed, perform an angioplasty to open up the blocked passage.
    They’re also trained to perform needle biopsies, insert stents, treat varicose veins and obstructions of the urinary tract (possibly due to kidney stones) and can help with dangerous postpartum bleeding. They treat various types of fibroids and embolization, which is a clot, air bubble or other blockage in the bloodstream. While the types of imaging procedures they perform are more invasive than x-rays done to identify broken bones, pain levels and recovery time are usually minimal.

  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

  • Interventional Cardiology

    An interventional cardiologist has the same training as a cardiologist and they're well-versed in all types of heart disease and how to diagnose heart problems. The difference is that interventional cardiologists have additional expertise and training on specific interventional treatments for heart disease, such as angioplasties and stents. These methods use catheterization, which reduces recovery time as well as scarring after surgery.

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  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Pohwani is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Oak Valley Hospital

    350 S Oak Ave
    Oakdale, CA 95361

  • Memorial Hospital Los Banos

    520 W I St
    Los Banos, CA 93635

  • Chinese Hospital

    845 Jackson St
    San Francisco, CA 94133

  • Doctors Medical Center

    1441 Florida Ave
    Modesto, CA 95350

  • Lodi Memorial Hospital

    975 S Fairmont Ave
    Lodi, CA 95240

  • Memorial Medical Center Modesto

    1700 Coffee Rd
    Modesto, CA 95355

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • Aga Khan Medical College

    Graduated in 1990

  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Residency

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