Dr. Israel Galtes, MD

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Cardiovascular Wellness Center 950 N Krome Ave Ste 202 Homestead, FL 33030 Get Directions
Dr. Israel Galtes, MD
Dr. Israel Galtes, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Homestead, FL. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Galtes is affiliated with Homestead Hospital.

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Dr. Galtes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in miami, FL |
I was into an accident in Cuba and a pain in my chest was horrible. All the tests in Cuba were normal and after a week when I come back to USA all the tests were normal as well but the pain remains the same,then I went to baptist emergency and for coincidence dr Galtes was there and i explained to him what going on ,he order a new X- ray of my chest in other positions and I was impressed when the results show two ribs broken. I felt greatfull since I couldn't know what was the origin of my
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Galtes was preparing me saying I had a penetrating ulcer on my aorta. Asked to come to his office right after CT scan. The scan comes back normal. He says " no way these bulges don't just go away." He told me he would get back to me later that day. Didn't hear from him for a week. Seeing another cardiologist who did further testing. Different issue, but needs treatment. Now they are charging $1 per page for my records. So disappointed!
The scan that came out normal was certainly a surprise and I even discussed it with the reading radiologist who confirmed the findings. The same process was followed by the cardiologist seen for a second opinion just that he happened to have the test reviewed by a different doctor who ammended the report. I brought the case to the review committe via the chief of radiology even when I was not trating the patient any longer. Unfortunately I am not a radiologist and have to rely on their readings.
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  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Faculdade Ciencias Medicas Dr Joao Antonio Garcia Coutinho

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mt Sinai Medical Center and Miami Heart Institute

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography