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We found 13 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1490 near Longwood, FL.

Dr. Ratan Kumar Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1319 S. International Parkway; Suite 1171
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja specializes in adult cardiology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ahuja is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Ahuja is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), angina, heart attack, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart failure, endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Khalid L Yaqoob, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
450 W State Road 434; Suite 301
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Khalid Yaqoob is an interventional cardiologist in Longwood, FL. Dr. Yaqoob (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. After attending Sindh Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, angina, heart attack, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Antonio Garcia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
755 Rinehart Road; Suite 100
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Garcia practices pediatric cardiology. Dr. Garcia has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Central University of Ecuador for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Aneurysm, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jacob Kwasi Agamasu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
701 N. Palmetto Street
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Agamasu's medical specialty is adult cardiology. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Agamasu graduated from Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Agamasu (or staff) speaks Hungarian and Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), angina, heart attack, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart failure, endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Dizziness, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Wasim Ahmar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 W. State Rd. 434; Suite 3010
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Wasim Ahmar, who practices in Longwood, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Ahmar has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from King Edward Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. Dr. Ahmar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Punjabi. His professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, angina, heart attack, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1355 S International Parkway; Suite 1481
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jay Bitar, who practices in Lake Mary, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Bitar (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and German. His professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. He 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: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Stress Echo, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Coronary Angiogram, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neel R Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 N Maitland Avenue; Suite 111
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Neel Patel is a specialist in adult cardiology. He is conversant in Gujarati. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended Saba University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes 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: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Orlando Diaz, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
1355 S International Parkway; Suite 1451
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Diaz is a physician who specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Diaz attended medical school at Industrial University of Santander School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Diaz has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial flutter, heart failure, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiological Study, Atrial Flutter, Heart Failure, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Karuna Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1319 International Parkway; Suite 1171
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Karuna Ahuja works as an intensive care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She attended medical school at GSVM Medical College and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Ahuja completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Ahuja's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, mitral valve disease, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), aortic valve disease, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Pothen Cherian Koruth, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
758 N Sun Drive; Street #104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Koruth's specialty is general internal medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Koruth honors. Dr. Koruth studied medicine at Calicut Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Zia E Fatemi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Zia Fatemi sees patients in Lake Mary, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Fatemi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Dr. Fatemi is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Madhavi Uppalapati, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
1301 S International Parkway; Suite 1001
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Madhavi Uppalapati's area of specialization is general internal medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Uppalapati honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College. Dr. Uppalapati's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Farideh Zadeh specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Zadeh's patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She speaks Persian. Dr. Zadeh is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Depression, Substance Abuse, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 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.