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We found 6 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Highlands Ranch, CO.

Dr. Christopher Malachi Rausch, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO
 

Dr. Christopher Rausch is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Aurora, CO, Highlands Ranch, CO, and Denver, CO. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, Centura Health, and the University Physicians. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Rausch studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Rausch's training includes a residency program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Raphael Kiwon Sung, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO
 

Dr. Raphael Sung works as a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Lone Tree, CO and Aurora, CO. Dr. Sung speaks Korean. His clinical interests encompass arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. Dr. Sung obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. He has received the following distinctions: Fellows Highest Scoring Abstract Award, Heart Rhythm Society and Top Presentation Award, Meet the Masters.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias

Dr. Michael Stuart Schaffer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO
 

Dr. Michael Schaffer works as a pediatric cardiologist in Wheat Ridge, CO, Aurora, CO, and Broomfield, CO. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schaffer attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, Centura Health, and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias

Dr. Jeffrey Robert Darst, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Darst, who practices in Aurora, CO, Wheat Ridge, CO, and Highlands Ranch, CO, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Darst honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Darst attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Lutheran Hospital, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Anxiety, Pulmonary Hypertension, Mental Health Issues

Dr. Sonali Subhashchandra Patel, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO
 

Dr. Sonali Patel is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Patel attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease, Hypertension

Dr. Mark Ward Keller, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO
 

Dr. Mark Keller is an adult cardiology specialist in Aurora, CO and Lone Tree, CO. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and heart failure. Dr. Keller is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Keller completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Keller is affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, ... (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.