James A. Blake, M.D. James. A. Blake is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He graduated from the University of Rochester where he was elected into Phi Beta Kappa and obtained his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his medical residency and cardiovascular fellowship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Weill Medical Center. Dr. Blake is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, with additional subspecialty certification in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He has been featured in New York Magazine's Best Doctors, The New York Times Super Doctors and Castle and Connolly’s Top Doctors. He is the senior cardiologist practicing at Cardiovascular Prevention and Therapeutics of New York (www.nycpt.org) and remains affiliated with the New York Presbyterian Hospital as an attending physician and clinical assistant professor of medicine.
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Congestive Heart Failure in Women

By James A. Blake, M.D.
This week’s post addresses the concerns of a 53-year old woman who has suffered heart failure. Dr. Allen has asked cardiologist Dr. James Blake, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, to describe the diagnosis and treatment of early congestive heart failure, especially in women.
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