Cardiac Diseases
Cardiac Diseases

Cardiac Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD

Advanced Cardiology: Heart failure prevention and more

Cardiologists and doctors in general have to take into account various diseases and issues which threaten the functions of the human heart. In these cases, an average knowledge concerning cardiac physics and functions won't suffice, especially for medical students.

Within his role as medical director of the cardiac rehabilitation department, Dr. Joseph Alpert regularly examines complex aspects including heart failure, disorders of the endocardium, and hypertension.

He will also discuss:

  • Heart valve defect
  • Disorders of the myokard
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac dysrhythmia

Course Details

  • Videos 40
  • Duration 4:59 h
  • Quiz questions 137
  • Articles 19


Your Educators of course Cardiac Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.

User reviews

4,5 of 5 stars
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1  Star
Enhanced my understanding on the topic without information inundation.
By Rachel P. on 17. November 2019 for Congenital Heart Lesions – Congenital Heart Disease

As always, very helpful. Great examples. Enhanced my understanding on the topic without information inundation.

Concise but still very thorough
By Rachel P. on 10. November 2019 for Tricuspid Regurgitation – Valvular Heart Disease

The valve course was very helpful. Concise but still very thorough in covering pathology, clinical presentations, and treatment courses. Great presentation, Dr. Alpert!

mixed information
By george h. on 26. October 2019 for Secondary Dilated Cardiomyopathy – Cardiomyopathy

mixed information,make me lost.i need to read another reference to understand this confusion

lack of information
By george h. on 25. October 2019 for Aortic Regurgitation – Valvular Heart Disease

lack of information,very general information not deep to close to usmle step2