Dr. Michael Richman WebMD Medical Expert on Dennis Prager Radio Show KRLA 870 AM Thursday, May 5th at 11:00AM PST

May 04, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Dr. Michael Richman returns to The Dennis Prager Show on KRLA 870 AM Radio on Thursday, May 5th at 11:00AM PST, to talk about current trends in heart health. On this special show, he will cover cardiovascular disease, advanced cholesterol testing and the pros and cons of coronary calcium scoring, plant sterols and stanols.

As a cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Richman brings a broad perspective to the Dennis Prager Show. Having performed everything from open heart surgery to offering simple blood tests, Dr. Richman knows what's best for your health. Colleagues consider Dr. Richman an outstanding patient advocate; someone who fights for what's right and "goes to the mat for his patients". Known in the heart health community for his straight-forward, "Zero B.S." approach to medicine, he offers advice for you and your loved ones regarding the complex medical topics covered by the news.

Michael F. Richman, MD, FACS, FCCP is a cardiothoracic surgeon and lipid specialist and is medical and scientific director of The Center for Cholesterol Management and the Elite Laser Vein Centers in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California. Dr. Richman is a medical expert for WebMD and has made several national and local television appearances on heart health. He is internationally recognized in the lipid community and is the co-author of literature that teaches physicians how to diagnose and treat complex cholesterol cases. www.lipidcenter.com

Dennis Prager is one of America's most respected radio talk show hosts. He has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA. www.dennisprager.com