We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept AARP near Auburn, CA.

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Dr. Mark E Knoble, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Mark Knoble's specialty is family medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Knoble has a special interest in general care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Knoble honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He is not currently accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Knoble trained at Stanislaus Family Medicine Residency Program for his residency.

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Dr. Brandon Keith Hobel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Brandon Hobel specializes in family medicine and practices in Auburn, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Hobel include general care. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hobel honors. Dr. Hobel studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, Dr. Hobel is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Dr. Ali Mokhlesi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Ali Mokhlesi's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Mokhlesi has a special interest in thyroid problems, preventive care, and general care. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Mokhlesi is a graduate of the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Mokhlesi trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. In addition to English, Dr. Mokhlesi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

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Dr. Alan F Gruenefeldt, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
404 Auburn - Folsom Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Alan Gruenefeldt's medical specialty is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Gruenefeldt include general care. Dr. Gruenefeldt's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. The average patient rating for Dr. Gruenefeldt is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gruenefeldt is open to new patients.

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Dr. Angela Suzanne Rickey, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3133 Professional Drive; Suite 20
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Angela Rickey's area of specialization is family medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rickey include general care. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). After attending Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She has a closed panel.

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Dr. Claire M Unis, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Claire Unis practices general pediatrics. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Unis takes. Dr. Unis is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and a graduate of Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland's residency program. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Unis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

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Dr. Kenneth D Ashley, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3288 Bell Road
Auburn, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Ashley is a general pediatrician. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Ashley attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Ashley is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, Dr. Ashley is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), congenital heart disease

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What are Heart Problems?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. This smooth muscle expands and contracts rhythmically our entire lifetime, pumping blood to our lungs and then to every other cell in our body. When heart problems occur, it becomes difficult for the body to get the nutrients and oxygen it needs via the blood. So while there are a variety of illnesses and disorders that affect the heart, most of them make you feel weak, tired, and short of breath. The most common heart conditions include heart disease, angina, arrhythmia, and valve disorders.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This includes coronary artery disease, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Some conditions, such as genetics, cannot be controlled. But there are many other things you can do to lower your risk for heart disease. Controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, reducing or stopping smoking, exercising more and losing weight if needed, and eating a diet low in sodium can all protect your heart.

Angina is a squeezing type of chest pain that happens when the muscles around your heart don’t get enough oxygen. It can be regular or infrequent. Usually, angina is caused by coronary heart disease. However, not all chest pain is angina. Chest pain can also be caused by a lung infection or panic attack, for example, so it is important to have any sudden pain checked.

Arrhythmia is the word for when the heart beats too fast, too slow, or irregularly with skipped beats. It can feel frightening, and depending on the type it can be dangerous, but in most cases arrhythmia is not serious and can be treated. It is very common, especially in older adults.

Heart valve problems can happen in any one of the the heart’s four valves that keep blood flowing where it needs to go. Babies can be born with problems in their heart valves, or valves can be damaged by infections. The valves can stiffen and become less mobile, or they can stop closing properly and ‘leak’ when the heart beats. Valve problems can usually be repaired surgically.
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