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Connection between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

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Doctors of the USA welcomes William T. Abraham, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FRCPE, Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, to talk about the relationship between periodontal disease and heart & vascular disease. Listen in as he shares the details of periodontal disease, its complications and the strategies on how to prevent it.

Dr. William Abraham earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, following which he completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.  He previously held faculty appointments at the University of Colorado, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Kentucky. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Dr. Abraham spends the majority of his clinical time managing heart failure patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Abraham has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for eleven consecutive years and has been ranked among the top 10% of physicians nationally in patient satisfaction.

Dr. Abraham has authored more than 700 original papers, abstracts, book chapters, and review articles. In 2014, he was named to the Thomas Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list. Dr. Abraham has co-authored national heart failure practice guidelines and co-edited a leading textbook on heart failure entitled Heart Failure: A Practical Approach to Treatment. Dr. Abraham serves on the editorial boards of several major journals.

Check out the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center website.

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