Javier E. Banchs M.D.
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease500 University Dr H088 Hershey PA, 17033
Dr. Javier Banchs, MD is one of the country's top ranked doctors. His specialties include cardiovascular disease and he currently treats patients in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Banchs graduated with a ...
Education and Training
MD at Central University of Venezuela
Universidad Central De Venezuela - Jose Maria Vargas MD
University of Central Venezuela / Luis Razetti School of Medicine 1997
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine
Javier E. Banchs M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Are there alternatives to a catheter ablation for atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia
The best treatment for AVRT is a catheter ablation procedure. if your child has Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome you will also want to know how fast the abnormal connection can conduct and if it is a fast conducting one it will be best to blame it. That being said, for patients who don't want to have an ablation procedure, beta blockers, digoxin or anti-arrhythmics like flecainide are an option. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local, Regional, National and International Public Speaking -
- Director of Clinical Research Electrophysiology, Pennsylvania State University, 2007-2014 -
- Cardiology, University of Louisville, 2002-2005; Electrophysiology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 2005-2007
Articles and Publications
What do you attribute your success to?
- Inspiration from his mentors, hard work and support of his family.
Hobbies / Sports
- Soccer, Running, Biking, Reading
Javier E. Banchs M.D.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Banchs
- What are the Causes of Heart Failure?
Heart failure refers to the condition where the organ fails to pump enough blood to different parts of the body to meet the demand. The disease refers to the weak pumping power of heart. In this condition, the rate of flow of blood through the heart is slow and the pressure increases. In most cases,...
- The Correlation Between Height and Heart Disease Risk
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published research linking height and coronary artery disease through the study of genetics. Doctors have known since the 1950s about the link between short stature and coronary artery disease, “but the reason behind this really hasn’t been completely...
- Non-Medical Treatments for High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a critical condition that should be taken very seriously. If left untreated for a long period of time, it can lead to fatal consequences. Many people who suffer from this condition underestimate its significance and do not follow their doctors' orders. It is...
- What Is an Arrhythmia?
An arrhythmia is the violations of the frequency, rhythm, and sequence of heart contractions.Why do arrythmias occur?...
- What to Know Before Taking Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazide
What is triamterene-hydrochlorothiazide?Triamterene-hydrochlorothiazide is a water pill or diuretic used for the treatment of edema (fluid retention) and high blood pressure. This medication is usually prescribed to patients who have low amounts of potassium in the body or individuals who are at an...
- What Can Too Much Sodium Do to My Body?
A recent CDC report shows that many of restaurants and grocery stores have food that contain extremely high levels of sodium in its product. Breads and rolls were noted to be the most important culprits among these. Some of the foods that contribute to almost 44% of the sodium content that we...
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