My First Day Of My Independent Study Mentorship At The Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

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An hour or so into my first day at my internship and my mentor gets a call from the Emergency Room about an elderly patient who came in complaining of chest pain. After running some tests and EKGs, the ER staff finds some abnormal results which slightly suggest that the patient might be having a heart attack. The patient is rushed into the cath lab while my mentor has to leave to attend a case at another facility so he leaves me with his partner Dr. Fernandez to watch the case. Dr. Fernandez starts the procedure of cardiac catheterization in which he plants a stent in the patient’s heart in roughly 30 minutes. Although the patient suffered no heart attack, Dr. Fernandez found some narrowing the patient’s heart. That was my first day of my Independent Study Mentorship. Good Morning. My name is Mahnoor Liaqat and I experienced working with the very smart and compassionate Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Manu Pillai at the Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. I take this opportunity of working with Dr. Pillai as an extremely insightful and rewarding experience for my future as an aspiring physician. The project that I worked on during the course of my internship consists of research on the very common and effective procedure performed by interventional Cardiologist called Cardiac Catheterization. Independent Study Mentorship has not only given me an opportunity to gain insight of my prospective career as a physician but also gain knowledge from a highly qualified and…

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