Kanwar Gill, Cardiologist

Kanwar Gill

Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease

6277 Jericho Tpke Commack NY, 11725

About

Dr. Kanwar Gill is a cardiologist practicing in Commack , NY. Dr. Gill 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. Gill also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.

Education and Training

SGRD Institute of Medical Sciences & Research. MD 2006

Stony Brook Internal Medicine Residency. MD 2011

General Cardiology Fellowship From Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Manhattan, NY MD 2015

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship From Stony Brook University Hospital MD 2016

Board Certification

Adolescent Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Provider Details

Male English, Hindi, Urdu
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Kanwar Gill's Expert Contributions
  • Gum disease and heart disease

    Dental plaque and plaque in heart or other arteries i.e atherosclerotic plaque are two completely different entities and not related. READ MORE

  • I have symptomatic PVCs. When do they become dangerous?

    It depends on the location of the triger focus of the pvc, with most pvc from right ventricle depending upon the location can be ablated. But usually thease can be suppressed with medication. These can become a problematic depending upon how many a patient has in 24 hour period and can affect heart function. READ MORE

  • What are the possible triggers of left side chest pain?

    Family history is a very strong risk factor for cardiac disease especially coronary artery disease(CAD) . And family history of premature CAD has even significant impact. Chest pain can be from many reasons but most important to rule out is one with significant morbidity i.e cardiac. Its a prediction based on risk factors. READ MORE

  • Is plavix( clopidogrel ) a blood thinner?

    Aspirin and placix are used as antiplatelet drugs. It protects the stents and unstable plaque. If a patient has a stent with heart attack its recommended to use aspirin and plavix for minimum 12 months and aspirin there after. People on aspirin and plavix have increased tendency for bleeding. There mechanism of action however is different from what in cardiology we call blood thinner like coumadin. The decision to stop plavix shd be discussed with your cardiologist and is based on the urgency and patient preference. READ MORE

  • Are there alternatives to a catheter ablation for atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia

    Avnrt or av nodal reentry tachycardia has good cure with ablation and the risk and benefits needs to be discussed with your cardiologist. Its usually a safe procesure in experience hands. READ MORE

  • Regaining strength after a stroke

    It has to be a significant stroke to make someone debelitated. Minor stroke or TIA ususlly has very good recovery. Patients in general shd be involved on PT/Ot and general exercise program. READ MORE

  • Valve repair success

    The decision for valve repair vs replacement is dependent on the valve involved, the etiology and severity of the valve disease, patient characteristics and surgeon. READ MORE

  • Abdominal aneurysm prevention

    Most important part is the screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm(AAA). There might be subtle signs but hard to recognize by many patients. AAA usually is associated with other cardiac and vascular conditions but can be isolated. READ MORE

  • Is running ever bad for your heart?

    Moderate amount of exercise is healthy. Running should alternate with some mild to moderate intensity strength training. Road running is different from treadmill. Road running neads to have proper technique and has to be at the intensity depending on your needs and health. For cardio as a goal the heart rate with running should usually be 130-160 READ MORE

  • Is chest heaviness related to my past heart issues?

    There are numerous causes of chest heaviness or discomfort. One to rule out is heart. Your sysmptom can be related to your heart depending on the circumstances at and during the episodes. READ MORE

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

    The risk is based on your risk profile. From what you are describing based upon your medical history alone in your question seems to be low but a lot of other factors need to considered also. READ MORE

  • Don't want to have surgery for enlarged heart--any other options?

    Specific to your question the enlarged heart on CXR needs to be further evaluated and needs further testing before we could determine that it needs any intervention or not. I would start with non invasive cardiac testing to determine the structure and function of your heart. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

coronary Artery StentingEchocardiographyNuclear cardiology Vascular medicinePeripheral artery stentingCoronary Artery diseasesPeripheral vascular diseasesAcute Heart Attackscongestive heart failureHypertensionHigh Cholesterol

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Asst. Prof of Medicine Stony brook University Hospital 2016 - 2017

Kanwar Gill's Practice location

Kanwar Gill

6277 Jericho Tpke -
Commack , NY 11725
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