Hard-to-control Hypertension and When to Consider a Referral to Advanced Program for Complex Hypertension

Ajaykumar D. Rao, MD, MMSc, FACP, discusses the complexity of patients with resistant hypertension and secondary hypertension, and when patients benefit from a referral to clinical hypertension experts. With Temple’s Comprehensive Hypertension Program, patients’ cases are reviewed in tandem by a multidisciplinary team of experts, rather than individual specialists on a case-by-case basis.

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Ajay Rao, MD, MMSc, FACP

Ajay Rao, MD, MMSc, FACP

Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor, Center for Metabolic Disease Research

Clinical Interests Management of type-2 diabetes Hypertension Research Interests Cardiovascular risk in type-2 diabetes Endocrinopathies in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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