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Dr. Matthew T. Kimberling, MD

Cardiologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Matthew Kimberling is a pediatric cardiologist in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and ...
24 years Experience
Dr. Matthew T. Kimberling, MD
  • Tulsa, OK
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Can a 10 year old be required to undergo a bypass surgery?

A narrowing in a heart valve can frequently be opened with a ballon in the catheterization lab. Sometimes vessels can also be repaired in this manner. It all depends on where the READ MORE
A narrowing in a heart valve can frequently be opened with a ballon in the catheterization lab. Sometimes vessels can also be repaired in this manner. It all depends on where the blockage is.

After a heart surgery, when can my son start playing again?

It typically takes 2-3 months for the sternum to fully heal. Most patients can begin less strenuous activities around 6 weeks out and gradually resume all activities by 3 months READ MORE
It typically takes 2-3 months for the sternum to fully heal. Most patients can begin less strenuous activities around 6 weeks out and gradually resume all activities by 3 months after surgery.