19. COVID-19 interactions with ACE-I and ARBS with Dr. Oscar Cingolani

The CardioNerds explore the cardiovascular implications of COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV 2, in patients with and without underlying cardiovascular disease. We discuss a range of important topics such as ACE-I and ARBS and COVID-19, a 4 part ID mini-series on SARs-CoV 2, important perspectives from clinicians on the frontlines of Italy and Iran, a primer on ICU care for COVID-19 positive patients and so much more!

The series kicks off with Dr. Oscar Cingolani, Director of the Hypertension Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital is joined by Drs. Amit Goyal, Carine Hamo, and Daniel Ambinder and discuss what is known about the interplay between ACE-I and ARBS and COVID-19. We also learn tips and tricks from Dr. Cigolani’s experience with telemedicine use with the hypertension clinic. Flutter Moment by Dr. Stephen Lockey (Orthopedic Surgery)

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Dr. Oscar Cingolani earned his medical degree from the National University of La Plata, Argentina, and completed his Internship and Internal Medicine Residency at CEMIC, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and hypertension research post-doctoral fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. After completing his Internal Medicine Residency at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Pennsylvania, Dr. Cingolani joined The Johns Hopkins Hospital as a Cardiology fellow, where he remained on Faculty after his training. He is currently the Associate Director of The Johns Hopkins Hospital Cardiac Care Unit and the Director of the Hypertension Center. Dr. Cingolani’s research interests focus on hypertensive heart disease and its transition to heart failure.

Dr. Stephen Lockey graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and obtained an MBA from the McDonough School of Business. He is currently a third-year resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. He is interested in pursuing additional training in spine surgery.