Dr. Luis Afonso, MD

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Dr. Luis Afonso, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Detroit, MI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Afonso has more experience with Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Goa Med Coll, Panaji U medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital and DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Afonso to book an appointment.

Dr. Afonso

Wayne State University

4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5a Detroit, MI 48201
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While in hospital at Karmanos Cancer Hospital I was seen by Dr. Afonso for an unrelated issue. He helped find a serious issue with my pericardial sac that another cardiologist down played. He took time to verify and consult with other specialist to devise a treatment plan allowing for surgery only as last resort. As with any new course of medications there comes side effects. He provided his personal cell number to text with problems; evenings and weekends. His response was less than a 1/2 hr. I have not reached the end of my treatment, but as for now I could not be happier with the care I am receiving.
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Dr. Luis Afonso, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Detroit, MI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Afonso has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

Detroit Med Ctr-Wayne State U
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Detroit Med Ctr-Wayne State U
Residency Hospital
1994
Detroit Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1984
Goa Med Coll, Panaji U
Medical School
,

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Dr. Afonso frequently treats Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Afonso specializes.

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Dr. Afonso's office is located at 4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5a, Detroit, MI 48201. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Afonso

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Afonso treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Afonso treats other conditions, please contact the office at (313) 745-4525.

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Afonso is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sinus Bradycardia
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Congestive Heart Failure
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Dr. Afonso's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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Locations

Wayne State University

Affiliated Internists, PC4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5a Detroit, MI 48201
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