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 myocardium
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac dysrhythmia

Course Details

  • Videos 40
  • Duration 4:59 h
  • Quiz questions 150
  • Articles 30


Your Educators of course Cardiac Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Joseph Alpert is the Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, USA.
He obtained his Medical Degree cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 1969. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Professors of Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Medicine.
Due to his achievements, he earned the Gifted Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology in 2004.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alpert teaches courses on Cardiology and the Cardiac System.

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Obstructive Congenital Heart Lesions – Congenital Heart Disease
By WAFAA M. on 15. October 2021 for Obstructive Congenital Heart Lesions – Congenital Heart Disease

Perfect lecture, clear presentation efficient concise knowledge. He has great vocals and phonations .

I loved it
By Gloria C. on 12. October 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

OMG, Joseph; if it´s not your videos maybe I would never understand EKG, thank u for this important lectures! You are a great teacher and doctor

I Recommend it
By Марина Т. on 11. September 2021 for Cardiac Diseases

Nicely explained the main cardio pathology. Do recommend this topic

explanation of s/s
By Alaena A. on 11. September 2021 for Causes and Symptoms – Heart Failure

This lecture is good because of in depth explanation of the signs and symptoms.