5. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Historical Perspective with Dr. Edward Kasper

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Dr. Edward Kasper shares a unique historical perspective on how the field evolved as Medicine learned more about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He shares so many life lessons and clinical pearls that apply to HCM and the practice of medicine in general. Flutter moment by Dr. Sidney Schechet (ophthalmology).

On the CardioNerds Podcast Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Topic Page you will find podcast episodes, an infographic, references, guest contributors and so much more.

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Dr. Edward K. Kasper, is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Natural Sciences. He earned his M.D. at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine and assistant chief of service (ACS) of the Thayer service as well as his fellowship in Cardiology, were completed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he then joined the faculty in 1993. He is currently the E. Cowles Andrus Professor of Cardiology and Director of Clinical Cardiology at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

In addition to this unique historical perspective of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, we are thrilled to have Dr. Sid Schechet join the show and share his cardionerds flutter moment!

Dr. Sid Schechet is an ophthalmologist and retinal specialist in Baltimore, Maryland, at the Elman Retina Group. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and completed residency at The University of Maryland. He pursued an extra two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at The University of Chicago before joining the Elman Retina Group. Aside from fixing eyeballs and retinas, he enjoys making educational, exciting, and entertaining surgical retina videos catered to both ophthalmologists and non-ophthalmologists alike. He also often can be found dusting off and polishing his- what do you call it again?- old stethoscope from med school.