Dr. Nicolas is a pediatric cardiologist. He specializes in invasive cardiology, including interventional and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Dr. Nicolas is happy to provide a second opinion on any ...
Education and Training
Govt. Dental College, Bangalore University, India
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Cardiology
Dr. Ramzi T. Nicolas, MD's Expert Contributions
Chest pain is relatively common in children. Luckily it is rarely from the heart. I recommend your child gets evaluated by his pediatrician. READ MORE
Your child can have an ECG. He is not too young to get one. It is quick and painless. READ MORE
Heart rate goes up with exercise. It is a normal response. It is expected for it to go up when your child plays outside. Overheating can also cause an increase in the heart rate. READ MORE
Tachycardia is a very broad term. Some are benign and don’t need treatment. We need to know what kind of tachycardia. READ MORE
Normal blood pressure ranges in kids is dependent on the gender, height and age. There is no set number compared to the adults. READ MORE
In general kids are cleared to play sports 3 months after open surgery. Assuming surgery was successful and uncomplicated. READ MORE
What kind of blockage? Kids and babies can go on bypass. READ MORE
My friend was born with his heart outside of his chest cavity. What usually happens with this condition?
Some babies are born with this condition. However surgery is successful in fixing this condition. READ MORE
How did you know? Do you carry a blood pressure machine on board? Her BP needs to be monitored when no flying. READ MORE
Some heart conditions are successfully treated with interventional cardiology. READ MORE
You can try different type of medication that can be prescribed by your cardiologist. However catheter ablation is a good option that can cure your child. READ MORE
Yes he can. It is a painless test. READ MORE
It depends on what type of murmur. Some are benign and can be diagnosed by the pediatrician. Others are not and require referral to a pediatric cardiologist. READ MORE
- Heart Disease
- Birth Defects
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Syracuse Medical Center New York
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