Dr. Ellen Mellow is a cardiologist and internist in New York, NY, working in the Maiden Lane Cardiology office in the Upper East Side. Dr. Mellow provides her patients with skilled, thorough medical care in the diagnosis of and treatment for various heart ailments such as vascular heart disease. Call Maiden Lane Cardiology today to ensure your heart is healthy for the coming years.
During each heartbeat, the heart’s valves open and close. When some or all of the valves do not open and close properly, blood flow through the heart and to the body is disrupted. Sometimes valves that don’t close properly leak. This condition is called “regurgitation.”