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We found 6 providers with an interest in heart attack and who accept United Healthcare near Trumbull, CT.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4 Corporate Drive; Suite 283
Shelton, CT
 

Dr. Jeremy Nadelmann's specialty is adult cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Nadelmann accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nadelmann's office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Dr. Nadelmann attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Women's Heart Disease, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4 Corporate Drive; Suite 283
Shelton, CT
 

Dr. Jonathan Brier's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Hamden, CT, Shelton, CT, and New Haven, CT. Dr. Brier has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. Dr. Brier's hospital/clinic affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
999 Silver Lane
Trumbull, CT
 

Dr. Adam Schussheim is an adult cardiologist. Dr. Schussheim attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. His residency was performed at New York Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Schussheim average 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Schussheim is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Schussheim's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Women's Heart Disease, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Doppler Echocardiography, Mitral Valve ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4 Corporate Drive; Suite 283
Shelton, CT
 

Dr. Alan Radoff's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Dr. Radoff attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Radoff's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Nuclear Stress Test, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
999 Silver Lane
Trumbull, CT
 

Dr. Edward Tuohy is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Tuohy is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Tuohy is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Syncope, Women's Heart Disease, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
999 Silver Lane
Trumbull, CT
 

Dr. Robert Moskowitz works as an adult cardiologist. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Moskowitz speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

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What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack is a serious medical event that happens when the blood supplying oxygen to the heart is cut off, usually because of a blockage in an artery. This results in damage or death of part of the heart muscle. The heart can heal, but like any part of the body that was injured it leaves a scar. This scar tissue does not contract effectively, so the ability of the heart to pump is lowered after a heart attack.

A heart attack, sometimes called a myocardial infarction, can happen without warning. However there are certain factors that raise the risk of heart attack. Some of these are:
  • Age
  • Gender (most heart attack sufferers are male)
  • A family history of heart attacks
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Unhealthy lifestyle choices (lack of exercise, poor diet, too much alcohol or stress)

Heart attacks typically feel like pain or pressure in the chest that can radiate out to the back, arm, or jaw. Some other symptoms can include fatigue or weakness, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea.

Treatment aims to increase blood flow to the heart muscle by opening up blocked blood vessels. Medications are sometimes used to dissolve clots in the arteries. Aspirin and other medications such as Plavix can thin the blood and make clots less likely to form. Dilators can widen blood vessels to make room for more blood to flow. Doctors can also use a procedure called catheterization to look at the blood vessels around the heart directly, place stents, or widen vessels using angioplasty. In extreme cases bypass surgery can be used to help blood flow better. After recovery, it is important to lead a healthy lifestyle and take any prescribed medications in order to protect the heart.