We found 9 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept TRICARE Prime near Modesto, CA.

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Dr. Lit Keung Fung, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Oakdale Road; Suite 218
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Lit Fung specializes in vascular surgery and thoracic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fung completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has a special interest in thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese. Dr. Fung's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Fung is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic Cancer, Esophagus ... (Read more)

Dr. Amar L Pohwani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Amar Pohwani is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pohwani include heart problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Pohwani is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Pohwani (or staff) speaks Urdu, Sindhi, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial septal defect, heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

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

Dr. Peter Y.T. Lai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Peter Lai is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is especially interested in heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lai attended medical school at National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Lai is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Stress Echo, Heart Problems, Stress Testing, Stroke, Atherectomy, Coronary Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles C Tsai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Charles Tsai is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include heart problems. Dr. Tsai's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Syed Nasim Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed is a cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ahmed include heart problems. Dr. Ahmed is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmed is open to new patients. He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, atrial fibrillation

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

Dr. Raman Moradkhan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Raman Moradkhan works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. His clinical interests include general care. Dr. Moradkhan is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Moradkhan (or staff) is conversant in Persian, Turkish, and Assyrian Neo-Aramaic. Dr. Moradkhan is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, General Care

Dr. Khun Zaw Htet Zawhtet Htet Aung, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Khun Aung's specialty is general internal medicine. He is especially interested in general care. Dr. Aung is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time. After completing medical school at the University of Medicine, Mandalay, Dr. Aung performed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. In addition to English, he speaks Burmese.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Diabetes, General Care, Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dr. David A Peterson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dale Road Care Center; 3612 Dale Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. David Peterson's specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include general care. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peterson takes. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Peterson is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Depression, Circumcision, Migraine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Arthritis, General Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel E Sucha, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Sucha's specialty is anesthesiology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in anesthesia. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Sucha is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. Dr. Sucha's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF).

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ultrasound, Anesthesia, Peripheral Nerve Block, Regional ... (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.
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