We found 19 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Blue Shield of California near San Ramon, CA.

Dr. Hitendra Thakorbhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Hitendra Patel sees patients in Oakland, CA, San Ramon, CA, and Brentwood, CA. His medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Dr. Patel accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel has an open panel. He studied medicine at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School and the University of London. For his professional training, Dr. Patel completed residency programs at The Hospital for Sick Children and Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is conversant in Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Vascular Disease, Heart Problems, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Lung Problems, Congenital ... (Read more)

Dr. Kishor Avasarala, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Kishor Avasarala is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Avasarala (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Avasarala include heart problems. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Bellary and Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga. For his residency, Dr. Avasarala trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan. He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Pericarditis, Syncope, Cardiomyopathy, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramesh Sai Veeragandham, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1320 El Capitan Drive; #120
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Ranesh Veeragandham works as a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon in Danville, CA, Concord, CA, and Antioch, CA. Dr. Veeragandham honors Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Guntur Medical College and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Veeragandham (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Washington Hospital Healthcare System, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, endocarditis

All Interests: Peripheral Bypass Surgery, Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Michael Rosenfeld, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Howard Rosenfeld practices pediatric cardiology. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rosenfeld's office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at Children's Hospital Boston, Dr. Rosenfeld attended Harvard Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Rosenfeld speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Warwick Wulff, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
5201 Norris Canyon Road; Suite 220
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Wulff is an interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Wulff's clinical interests include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wulff accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. James Helton, who practices in Walnut Creek, CA, Oakland, CA, and Brentwood, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Helton's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. On average, patients gave Dr. Helton a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Helton has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neal William White Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5201 Norris Canyon Road; Suite 220
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Neal White's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. White is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems, general care, and cardiac catheterization. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. White attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, General Care, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Kathleen Mae Newkumet, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Kathleen Newkumet practices pediatric cardiology in Oakland, CA, Brentwood, CA, and Larkspur, CA. Dr. Newkumet is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children's residency program. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Newkumet is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, and John Muir Health. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Howard Kurio, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Kurio, who practices in San Ramon, CA, Brentwood, CA, and Larkspur, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. After attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Areas of expertise for Dr. Kurio include heart problems. Dr. Kurio is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). Dr. Kurio is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial septal defect, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Syncope, Fetal Echocardiography, Atrial Septal Defect, Cardiomyopathy, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Kang, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
5201 Norris Canyon Road; #220
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Steven Kang is a cardiac electrophysiologist in Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and San Ramon, CA. His areas of expertise consist of heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Kang is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Kang trained at George Washington University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Eden Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, ventricular arrhythmia, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Dineshkumar M Thakur, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2305 Camino Ramon; #100
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Dineshkumar Thakur's area of specialization is adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), preventive cardiology, and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thakur's education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Miami Valley Hospital and Medical College Baroda. Dr. Thakur (or staff) is conversant in Sindhi and Hindi. Dr. Thakur is professionally affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andreas Kamlot, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1320 El Capitan Drive; #120
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Andreas Kamlot is a heart surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: maze procedure and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Kamlot's hospital/clinic affiliations include SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He obtained his medical school training at Goethe University Frankfurt and performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Kamlot is conversant in German.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Maze Procedure, Heart Failure, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Lisa Michele Arcilla, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Lisa Arcilla works as a pediatric cardiologist. Her areas of expertise include heart problems. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After completing medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Arcilla performed her residency at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. Dr. Arcilla is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neeru Kaushik, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Neeru Kaushik is a pediatric cardiologist in Oakland, CA, San Ramon, CA, and Brentwood, CA. She is affiliated with Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), Sutter Delta Medical Center, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Before completing her residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Kaushik attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Kaushik is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaushik is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2303 Camino Ramon; Suite 175
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Alok Bose is a pediatric cardiology specialist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). Dr. Bose studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at Georgetown University Hospital for his residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bose honors. He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, Heart Surgery, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sayema Afsar Saifullah, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
915 San Ramon Valley Boulevard; Suite 100
Danville, CA
 

Dr. Sayema Saifullah practices family medicine. Patients gave Dr. Saifullah an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saifullah include general care. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Saifullah is a graduate of Sindh Medical College. She trained at Natividad Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Saifullah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, ... (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.