We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Wickenburg, AZ.

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Specializes in Other, Cardiac Electrophysiology
520 Rose Lane
Wickenburg, AZ
 

Dr. Marwan Bahu's area of specialization is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. Dr. Bahu's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bahu speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Health.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
520 Rose Lane
Wickenburg, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Cool is an adult cardiologist. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Cool performed his residency at Gundersen Lutheran. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Health.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
520 Rose Lane
Wickenburg, AZ
 

Dr. Timothy Byrne works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Byrne trained at Cleveland Clinic. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Byrne honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Health, and Biltmore Cardiology.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
520 Rose Lane
Wickenburg, AZ
 

Dr. Basil Alkhatib works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Wickenburg, AZ, Payson, AZ, and Casa Grande, AZ. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Alkhatib attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Winthrop University Hospital. He is conversant in Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Health.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.