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We found 8 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1431 near Kissimmee, FL.

Dr. Leroi Krammer Price Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1032 Mann Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Leroi Price practices adult cardiology. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Price graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Monmouth Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Price average 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Aortic Valve Disease, Ablation, Pacemaker Implantation, Coronary Angioplasty, Heart Attack, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Dianne S Zullow, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
311 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Dianne Zullow's area of specialization is adult cardiology. She is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, Dr. Zullow performed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zullow accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Junaid A Syed, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine
3262 Vineland Road; #102
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Junaid Syed's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, he performed his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix. Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Hypertension, Allergy Skin Testing, Sleep Apnea, Urinalysis, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fernando A Gonzales-Portillo, MD
Specializes in Neurology
720 West Oak Street; Suite 150
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Gonzales-Portillo's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gonzales-Portillo has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Cayetano Heredia University, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Lower Back Pain, Migraine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Muhammad Amir Khan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
802 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Muhammad Khan works as an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College. He trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. Dr. Khan takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Immunization, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bone Density Test, PET Scan, Irritable ... (Read more)

Dr. Asdrubal De Jesus Sepulveda, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
14075 Town Loop Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Asdrubal Sepulveda practices general internal medicine in Orlando, FL and Tallahassee, FL. He completed his residency training at Hospital de la Concepcion. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sepulveda takes. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Electrocardiogram, Ultrasound, Bone Density Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul David Sovran, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Aerospace Medicine
211 East Ruby Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Paul Sovran practices geriatrics (elderly care) and aerospace medicine. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he performed his residency at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sovran is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sovran is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Graves Disease, Restless Leg Syndrome, Nosebleeds, Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Israel I Caro, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
327 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Israel Caro practices family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Caro's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Caro speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Electrocardiogram, Bone Density Test, Heart Failure

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.