Joseph W Poku M.D.
Cardiac Electrophysiologist | Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology639 Hemlock St Suite 100 Macon GA, 31201
Dr. Joseph Poku is a Cardiac Electrophysicist practicing in Macon, GA. Dr. Poku performs testing procedures on patients hearts electrical system in order to assess timing and abnormalities associated with electrical activities of the heart. Adult Cardiac Electrophysiologists are trained to treat irregular heartbeats, and carry out electrophysiology studies or ablations.
Education and Training
Tufts Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1996
Tufts University School of Medicine 1996
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Atrial Flutter
- Vascular Disease
- Univ Of Pa Hlth System, Cardiac Electrophysiology; Univ Of Pa Hlth System, Cardiovascular Diseases; Duke Univ Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
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