Michael William Tempelhof MD
Cardiologist | Interventional CardiologyDumc Erwin Rd Durham NC, 27710
Dr. Michael Tempelhof is a cardiologist practicing in Durham, NC. Dr. Tempelhof specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Tempelhof also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
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- Pain that Requires Prompt Medical Attention
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