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About Dr. William H Matthai Jr
Dr. William H Matthai Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology. Dr. Matthai is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Matthai has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. William H Matthai Jr has the following 3 specialties
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Cardiovascular Disease
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.
Dr. William H Matthai Jr has the following 17 expertise
- Blood Clot
- Heart Catheterization
- Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
- Heart Attack
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Unstable Angina
- Coronary Thrombosis
- Coronary Disease
- Myocardial Infarction
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Failure
- Heart Block
- Heart Diseases
Dr. William H Matthai Jr has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. William H Matthai Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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This fellow is terrible. The "bedside manner" displayed was about the worst I have seen, and the good doctor seemingly was more interested in making sure that the pizza delivery guy did not stiff him on 50 cents. Part of my appointment was spent overhearing him debate the amount of change given back. Pathetic. I'm sympathetic as I feel the doc is, perhaps, on the Autism spectrum, but still, not great for patients.
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Dr. Matthai is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
34 Years Experience
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
University Of Pennsylvania Health System
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Locations & DirectionsPenn Presbyterian Medical Center, 39th Market Sts, Philadelphia, PA
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