Bala Prabakaran M.D.
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease1550 Barkley Cir Fort Myers FL, 33907
Dr. Bala Prabakaran is a cardiologist practicing in Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Prabakaran 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. Prabakaran also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Madras Medical College 1974
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Coronary Artery Disease (cad)
- Vascular Disease
- Our Lady Of Mercy Med Center
- Our Lady of The Lake Program
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