We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Health Net VADEN EPO near Jackson, CA.

Dr. Gholamreza Firouz Pourzia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Mission Boulevard; #2200
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Gholamreza Pourzia sees patients in Jackson, CA. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Pourzia has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is a graduate of the University of Montpellier Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital's residency program. Dr. Pourzia (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Persian. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Joseph Axelrod, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite 2200
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Richard Axelrod is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Axelrod's clinical interests encompass heart problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Sacramento Super Doctors. Dr. Axelrod is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack

All Interests: Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stents, Heart Attack, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. William R Vetter, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Mission Boulevard; #2200
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. William Vetter is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vetter include heart problems. Dr. Vetter is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Vetter's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial septal defect, heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, ventricular tachycardia, congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

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

Dr. Harvey Jay Matlof, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
100 Mission Boulevard; #2200
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Harvey Matlof sees patients in Folsom, CA, Sacramento, CA, and Jackson, CA. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Matlof average 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include heart problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Matlof is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

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

Dr. David Jay Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite 2600
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. David Stone's specialty is adolescent medicine. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Stone's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Amador Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is not currently accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Bronchitis, Lead ... (Read more)

Dr. Gabriel Rau Pettersen, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
815 Court Street; Suite 7
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Gabriel Pettersen works as a general internist. Dr. Pettersen has indicated that his clinical interests include general care. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Pettersen is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Amador Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Liver Disease, Diabetes, General Care, Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Monique Shoemaker, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
255 New York Ranch Road; Suite C
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Shoemaker's specialty is family medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Shoemaker accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Shoemaker completed a residency program at Sutter Health Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Shoemaker's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Amador Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Women's Health Issues, General Care, ... (Read more)

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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.