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Dr. Jacob Delarosa, MD

Cardiologist

Dr. Jacob Delarosa MD is a top Cardiologist in Pocatello, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jacob Delarosa MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jacob Delarosa MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jacob Delarosa MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Pocatello, ID, Dr. Jacob Delarosa MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Jacob Delarosa, MD
  • Pocatello, ID
  • Accepting new patients

When do I know it is a chest pain and not something else?

As a heart specialist, this can be one of the most difficult questions to to answer. To have pain in the chest is not normal. This can be due to acid reflux esophageal problems READ MORE
As a heart specialist, this can be one of the most difficult questions to to answer.

To have pain in the chest is not normal. This can be due to acid reflux esophageal problems or heart related. The best way of evaluating is to go see your primary care physician tell him or her when the pain occurs, (before or after meal), exercise, strenuous effort, etc. Let your primary care doctor decipher where the pain is coming from and prescribe an appropriate treatment plan.

Is a stent a good option for ischemic heart disease?

The current indications for patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease due to a single vessel is to get a stent. If there are multiple arteries that are affected and being READ MORE
The current indications for patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease due to a single vessel is to get a stent. If there are multiple arteries that are affected and being diabetic, the current recommendations and best practice is to undergo open heart surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, (CABG).

Why is my mom's blood pressure on the higher side after bypass?

It is very common that the blood pressure is variable following open heart surgery. Your mother might have had her medications adjusted as well and they haven't found her new "sweet READ MORE
It is very common that the blood pressure is variable following open heart surgery. Your mother might have had her medications adjusted as well and they haven't found her new "sweet spot."

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Jake

I am experiencing a shortness of breath while walking. Should I get my ECG done?

The first thing you should do is go see your doctor. If you do not have a doctor you need to establish a relationship with a primary care physician. The physician would be able READ MORE
The first thing you should do is go see your doctor. If you do not have a doctor you need to establish a relationship with a primary care physician. The physician would be able to evaluate you and then guide you on what you need for your shortness of breath.

How long will my dad have to be in the ICU after open heart surgery?

It depends on what type of open heart surgery your father is going to have. But 90% of the time the stay is only 24 hours.
JD

Will my hip replacement put me at risk for heart disease?

The hip replacement will not give you heart disease. The issues with a hip replacement are that you will be sedentary and can cause blood clots. Your doctor will give you some READ MORE
The hip replacement will not give you heart disease. The issues with a hip replacement are that you will be sedentary and can cause blood clots. Your doctor will give you some type of pills to thin your blood in order to lower the risks.
Dr. DeLaRosa

Valve repair success

Thank you for your question. Valve repair is always the best option when it is available. In the mitral and tricuspid valve position, repair has become the standard of care if READ MORE
Thank you for your question.
Valve repair is always the best option when it is available. In the mitral and tricuspid valve position, repair has become the standard of care if you can leave the valve as good as new. If in fact the repair will leave the valve sub-optimal, then replacement is warranted.
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