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We found 6 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Jacksonville Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Pamela Rama is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. She works in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Dr. Rama takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. She graduated from the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Sotolongo practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bernard Utset is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Jacksonville Beach, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mona Shah is a cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Dr. Shah accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Hilton, who practices in Jacksonville Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1361 13th Avenue S; Suite 270
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Wainwright's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Wainwright honors United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.