Seth Bilazarian MD has been a Clinical and Interventional Cardiologist at Pentucket Medical Associates in Massachusetts since 1993. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound, Interventional Cardiology, and Vascular and Endovascular Medicine.
Dr Bilazarian performs coronary and peripheral interventions at Lahey Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been an investigator in the interventional laboratory for new devices including drug-eluting stents, distal protection devices, imaging devices (OCT and InfraRed), and anticoagulant pharmacotherapy.
Dr Bilazarian is an active participant in clinical trials in congestive heart failure, hypertension, coronary disease prevention, prediabetes management, anemia, atrial fibrillation, and anticoagulation/antiplatelet therapies in the outpatient setting. He has authored numerous papers and book chapters in clinical cardiology. He was appointed as a physician advisor to the circulatory device panel of the FDA in 2008.
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Do physicians agree on some aspects of the healthcare reform?Aug 18, 2009 12:00 EDT
Many aspects of the reform are controversial and could cause harm to a system that has numerous excellent attributes. Many physicians would disagree with: physicians being salaried, the government being the only payer, care being rationed for certain ages or conditions (eg. dementia).
As experts in this area, can cardiologists and internists agree to speak with a united voice on these topics?
1. All patients deserve universal access to care
2. Tort reform is essential
3. Rising costs need to be contained
4. Compensation for physician services needs to be fair and commensurate with the time and cost of training
What do you think?
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