Dr Ashfaque Ahmed is an eminent cardiologist who diagnoses and treats conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. He specializes in treating heart conditions like heart attack, hypertension, coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease. He also deals with aortic aneurysms, arrhythmias, cardiac myopathy, valvular heart diseases and congenital heart defects.
Cardiologists specialize in maintaining heart health and preventing heart diseases. They can help prevent heart disease by identifying risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. They can also detect early signs of heart disease through routine screenings and diagnostic tests, allowing for early intervention and treatment. Cardiologists like Dr Ahmed work closely with patients and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to patients with heart-related conditions.
Cardiologists like Dr Ashfaque perform diagnostic tests such as electrocardiograms (ECGs), echocardiograms, stress tests, CT scans and cardiac catheterizations to help diagnose heart conditions. Based on the condition, he may prescribe medications such as blood thinners, antiarrhythmics, ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers and diuretics.
He is also proficient in interventional procedures such as angioplasty, stenting and atherectomy to treat blocked arteries and improve blood flow to the heart. Moreover, Dr A Ahmed may recommend lifestyle changes to improve cardiovascular health. These include heart-healthy diets, regular exercise, quitting smoking and managing stress.
With 12 years of experience, Dr Ashfaque Ahmed is one of the most renowned cardiologists in Kolkata. He says, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Take care of your heart today, so it can take care of you tomorrow."
How can I take an appointment with Dr Ashfaque Ahmed ?
To book an online appointment with Dr Ashfaque Ahmed, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Ashfaque Ahmed name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.
Where does Dr Ashfaque Ahmed practice?
Dr Ashfaque Ahmed offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals , Kolkata,Kolkata
What is the educational qualification of Dr Ashfaque Ahmed ?
Dr Ashfaque Ahmed is a Cardiologist with over 12 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS (Hons), MD (Med.), DM (Cardio)
What languages can Dr Ashfaque Ahmed speak?
Dr Ashfaque Ahmed can speak English, Hindi, Bengali.
Why do patients visit Dr Ashfaque Ahmed?
Patients visit Dr Ashfaque Ahmed for Cardiology related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.