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Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter MD is a top Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Washington, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Washington, DC, Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
23 years Experience
Dr. Yvonne Marie Carter, MD
  • Washington, DC
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Accepting new patients

Does variation in TMT indicate anything serious?

Both are possibilities, thus the need for surveillance. You should discuss with your PCP/cardiologist and determine follow up.

Heart transplant question

There is no specific time frame in which one develops rejection. Patients can be completely asymptomatic or develop symptoms. Thus the need for lifetime follow-up and testing. READ MORE
There is no specific time frame in which one develops rejection. Patients can be completely asymptomatic or develop symptoms. Thus the need for lifetime follow-up and testing.

What causes increased heart rate in a pregnant woman?

Heart rate is one of the contributing factors to cardiac output (CO=SV x HR). During pregnancy, CO is increased (30%-50%) to support the placenta and growing fetus. Thus, HR is READ MORE
Heart rate is one of the contributing factors to cardiac output (CO=SV x HR). During pregnancy, CO is increased (30%-50%) to support the placenta and growing fetus. Thus, HR is increased to maintain the higher CO.

What could be the reason for low hemoglobin after a bypass surgery?

Two years after CABG is quite a long time to blame this on the surgical procedure without evaluating the patient for other etiologies of anemia. It will also be important to determine READ MORE
Two years after CABG is quite a long time to blame this on the surgical procedure without evaluating the patient for other etiologies of anemia. It will also be important to determine whether the anemia is due to an iron deficiency, folate deficiency, etc., as this will help determine the cause.