For Immediate Release: February 7, 2017


AtlantiCare February Facebook Live Chat
to focus on heart rhythm issues
Jonathan Tardos, MD, to discuss
diagnosis, treatment, and prevention


AtlantiCare will host a Facebook live chat with Jonathan Tardos, MD, AtlantiCare Physician Group Cardiology Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. The chat is one way AtlantiCare is marking American Heart Month. To submit questions in advance, email laura.stetser@atlanticare.org or submit questions through AtlantiCare’s Facebook page listing of this event prior to or during the event.


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About Dr. Tardos
As a cardiologist specializing in the field of electrophysiology, Tardos focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). His areas of expertise include atrial fibrillation (AFib); supraventricular tachycardia (SVT); slow heart rhythms, including heart block; and life-threatening heart rhythms, including ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF). Tardos performs complex catheter-based ablations including cryoablation. He is also skilled in the implantation and monitoring of loop records, pacemakers, and defibrillators.

Tardos attended  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, graduating with a distinction in research. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City. After completing his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, he continued his training with additional fellowships in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and advanced ablation clinical electrophysiology at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Tardos worked in private practice prior to joining AtlantiCare Physician Group Cardiology team.

Tardos is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the fields of internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is also certified by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Tardos is a member of The Heart Rhythm Society, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Medical Association.

For more information about this or other AtlantiCare programs, or to find a provider, call the AtlantiCare Access Center 1-888-569-1000., visit www.atlanticare.org or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atlanticare.

Media contact:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org



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