Heart Health is the Hot Topic on ‘The Exam Room’

Maria Elena De Benedetti Zunino, M.D., FACC, answered viewers’ questions about heart health during the Feb. 27 broadcast of “The Exam Room.”

“The Exam Room” is a Facebook Live Q&A hosted on the TTUHSC El Paso Facebook page, that offers viewers the opportunity to engage with health care professionals.

An expert in arrhythmias and cardiac rhythm device management, Dr. De Benedetti Zunino, practices cardiovascular medicine at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso at Transmountain.

During the broadcast, Dr. De Benedetti Zunino answered viewers’ questions about arrhythmia, which is when the heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or irregularly. She also answered questions about diet and supplements’ effects on cardiovascular health, and treatment of vein and artery blockages.

Dr. De Benedetti Zunino is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. Her practice at Transmountain, including a fully functioning Cardiac Rhythm Device Clinic, is accepting new patients.

The TTP El Paso at Transmountain clinic is located adjacent to The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in Northwest El Paso, which serves as a teaching facility for TTUHSC El Paso medical students, residents, nursing students and researchers.

Watch a recap of “The Exam Room” below: