In 2005, Dr. Ilan Wittstein, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was one of the first physicians in the United States to publish research on stress cardiomyopathy and is considered an international expert on the subject. Since then, he has followed the condition closely and has seen hundreds of patients with this condition. His work has helped to identify several key differences between “broken heart syndrome” and heart attacks.
As a research leader in stress cardiomyopathy, Johns Hopkins also specializes in second opinions. If you’re interested in getting a second opinion, please call 443-997-0270.
In the News
Johns Hopkins Medicine has appeared in numerous articles and publications regarding broken heart syndrome:
- "Broken Heart Syndrome"; Mimics Cardiac Attack, Affects Mainly Women; Recovery Likely - Philly.com
- You Could Die of a Broken Heart, Doctors Say - Hartford Courant
- Broken Heart Syndrome: Yes, It's Real - PBS NewsHour
- "Broken Heart" Sends Tulsa Wife to Hospital - Oklahoma's Newson6.com