We found 5 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept TRICARE Prime near Davis, CA.

Dr. Powell O Jose, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; #1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Powell Jose's specialty is adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Jose include heart problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He is conversant in Medical Spanish. Dr. Jose is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Nuclear ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard P Ericson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; #1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Richard Ericson's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Ericson (or staff) is conversant in Swedish and Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ericson include heart problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ericson's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hieu Huynh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Hieu Huynh's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. His areas of expertise include heart problems. Dr. Huynh is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Huynh is conversant in Vietnamese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Allison D Alcalay, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Allison Alcalay, who practices in Davis, CA, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Alcalay include general care. Dr. Alcalay's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Alcalay obtained her medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis.

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Dr. Elisabeth Abdin, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Elisabeth Abdin practices general internal medicine. In her practice, Dr. Abdin focuses on general care. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Abdin completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Abdin's practice is open to new patients.

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.
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