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Sergio F. Cossu, MD

Cardiology, Electrophysiology

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Specialties
Cardiology
Electrophysiology
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Area of focus ?
Arrhythmia Management, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker and Defibrillator Implantation and Follow-up
Languages spoken
English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian

Dr. Cossu's Locations

less than  km
from 
Center for Advanced Health Care

1250 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Suite 300
Allentown, PA 18103-6381
United States

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About Dr. Cossu

Philosophy of care

I want to not only provide high quality care for you, but also develop a long-lasting relationship with you and your family. I always treat you as a human being with an ailment, not a patient number, room number or disease process. I always approach the management of my patients with the thought as to what I would want if this was my mother or father, or wife, or children.

Why I entered medicine

During my high school years, my sister fell ill with spinal cord cancer and spent the better part of 2.5 years hospitalized at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. We, being a small family, spent day and night in the hospital with her. It was during this time that I truly became enthralled with the field of medicine. Since I would sleep nights and spent my weekends there, the residents became my friends and began taking me on my rounds and teaching me. This provided the first exposure to practice of medicine. I then went on to medical school and obtained a residency at Columbia University. It was there that I met a wonderful teacher and mentor, Dr. Glenda Garvey, who in turn referred me to Dr. Mark Josephson to learn the field of electrophysiology. I could not have asked for a better education and owe my knowledge of electrophysiology to Dr. Josephson.

Community involvement

I have participated in several medical mission trips to South Africa, Haiti and Nicaragua.

Personal interests

I enjoy music and soccer.

Education

Undergraduate
Seton Hall University, BS - Biology & Psychology, 1983

Medical Training
Medical College of Wisconsin, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1988

Training

Residency 1991
Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship 1994
Cardiovascular Disease, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship 1996
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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