MBBS, DM - Cardiology, FACC, MD - Pediatrics
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Dr. Adikesava Naidu Otikunta is a Cardiologist,Interventional Cardiologist and Cardiac Surgeon in Somajiguda, Hyderabad and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Adikesava Naidu Otikunta practices at Yashoda Hospitals Somajiguda in Somajiguda, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool in 1995,DM - Cardiology from Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS), Tirupati in 2007 and FACC from American College of Cardiology in 2014. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),National Cardiology Society of India,A.P Cardiological Society,American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cardiac Ablation,Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS),Pacemaker Implantation,Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Imaging with MR etc.
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Q: What does a Heart specialist do?
A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.
Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?
A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure
Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?
A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.
Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?
A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.
Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?
A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.