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    Amar Pohwani

    Amar Pohwani, M.D., FACC , FSCAI, FSVM

    Cardiovascular Disease

    (Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapy and Nuclear Cardiology)
    Accepting new patients
    This physician is hospital-based and does not see patients privately.

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    Briggsmore Specialty Center
    1409 E. Briggsmore Avenue
    Modesto, California 95355
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    (209) 550-4750  F (209) 572-1187

    Professional Interests

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Adult congenital heart clinic, Advanced cardiac device and lead management, Anatomic vascular studies, Angiography, Angioplasty and stent placement, Anti-arrhythmic drug therapy, Aortic aneurysm repair, Arrhythmia, Arrhythmias in pregnancy, Arterial and venous ultrasound, Atherectomy,
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    Community Activities

    Volunteers 2 to 3 times each year (since 2005) in remote areas of India for 8-10 days practicing non-invasive cardiology; Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Memorial Medical Center; Board Member of Sutter Gould Medical Foundation

    Personal Interests

    Tennis, hiking and yoga guest speaker: Role of Yoga and Cardiovascular Diseases

    Additional Certifications

    American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM) - Endovascular Medicine
    American Board of Vascular Medicine (ABVM) - Vascular Medicine


    Manuscripts: 1) Amar L. Pohwani, MD, S Murali MD, G. MacGowan; Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pittsburgh PA. Impact of Beta Blocker therapy on functional capacity criteria for transplant listing. Journal of Heart Lung Transplant (1/2003) 2) R Sheppard, MD, Jessica Panyon PA-C, Amar Pohwani, MD, G MacGowan, D MacGowan, MD, D McNamara, S Murali, MD; University of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA; Intermittent outpatient ultrafiltration for the treatment of severe refractory congestive heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure, Volume 10 Issue 5,(October 2004) pages 380-383.

    Philosophy of Care

    I treat my patients as I would treat my family members. I practice evidence based medicine and follow the guidelines recommended by American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. I strongly believe physician treats and God/Mother Nature cures.

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