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If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major cause of disability. There are many different forms of heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. This is called coronary artery disease and happens slowly learn more...
  • Jonathan Piccini
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    Dr. Jonathan Piccini

    Dr. Jonathan Piccini is a board certified cardiologist and clinical cardiac electrophysiologist practicing in Durham, North Carolina. He is affiliated with the Duke University Medical Center and specializes in heart arrhythmia, aortic valve disease, and congenital heart defects. He specializes in caring for patients with atrial fibrillation and complex arrhythmias. Dr. Piccini's research interests include the assessment of cardiovascular therapeutics for the care of patients with heart rhythm di...

    40 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham, North Carolina

  • Frank Arko
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    Dr. Frank Arko

    Dr. Frank R. Arko III, leading vascular surgeon, serves as the Director of Endovascular Surgery and the Co-Director of the Aortic Institute at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Having graduated with honors from Texas A&M University, Dr. Arko focuses his attention on performing vascular, cardiovascular, and endovascular surgeries. ...

    1001 Blythe Blvd.Suite 300, Charlotte, North Carolina