Ethan J Weiss, M.D.

All posts by Ethan J Weiss, M.D.

February 16th, 2015

Case: Rising Coronary Artery Calcium in a Patient Who Has a Normal Stress Echo with an Abnormal ECG

A 74-year-old physically active man exercises daily, takes a statin for hyperlipidemia, and has no other risk factors aside from a mildly elevated hemoglobin A1c. His most recent lipid profile, in January 2015, was: Total-c: 144 mg/dL LDL-c: 84 mg/dL HDL-c: 48 mg/dL Triglycerides: 59 mg/dL His coronary artery calcium scores were 109.5 in the year […]

December 8th, 2014

New Anticoagulant Spotlights Major Role for the Intrinsic Pathway


Sanjay Kaul and Ethan Weiss discuss an entirely new approach to anticoagulation.

September 15th, 2014

How to Ace Your Fellowship Interview

The following compilation of fellowship interview tips was originally published on Twitter between August 15th and 18th by Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist with 13 years of experience interviewing fellowship applicants. Matthew Pirotte also supplied this helpful graph categorizing potential applicants. 1. Prepare like you are interviewing for a job. You are. Know who you are meeting and […]

June 23rd, 2014

Unethical Health Screening: When Unnecessary Tests Do More Harm Than Good

Ethan Weiss discusses how unnecessary cardiovascular screening can lead to serious consequences.