Cardiology Division

Erectile Dysfunction Can Be a Sign of Hidden Heart Disease

Men suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) may think it is a private matter. However, Dr. Evan Goldfischer explains, erectile dysfunction is much more significant than just a personal, sexual issue. “ED can be predictor of a much higher risk of heart disease or stroke within 10 years.” Dr. Goldfischer is a board certified urologist, and...
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Ask Yourself: When Should I Start Seeing a Cardiologist?

In the hustle of daily life, it’s normal to lose sight of our health and to go long periods of time without gauging our wellness. Fortunately, there are health-related observances to remind us of the importance of self care. February, for example, is American Heart Month.  It’s a month-long observance of heart disease and steps...
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Cardiology Appointments are now Available at our Poughkeepsie Office!

Premier is happy to announce that Cardiology appointments are now available at our Poughkeepsie location – 243 North Road, Suite 103 Echocardiogram and Stress Tests will be available at this location! Premier’s Cardiology Division offers diagnosis and treatment of high-risk and complex forms of coronary artery disease and intractable angina (chest pain). Our cardiologists are...
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Protecting Your Health is Our Highest Priority

We have been working with local and state health departments and following the latest CDC guidelines to ensure a healthy and safe environment for patients and staff. It is very important to not delay care like well checks and other preventive appointments. Please be assured that we have taken many steps to make sure you will...
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A Parent’s Guide to the Vaping Crisis

By a few measures, the recent vaping crisis is unique among other US epidemics. Not the least of these metrics is how quickly the crisis – characterized by widespread lung injuries that likely stem from the use of e-cigarettes – affected young Americans. This is summarized in a statement by the US Department of Health...
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Make Every Month Stroke Awareness Month

The month of May is dedicated to stroke awareness. However, now that we know that strokes are preventable, it makes sense that all of us should always be stroke aware. What is a stroke? A stroke, or “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off (ischemic stroke) or...
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