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We found 15 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Lutz, FL.

Dr. Cedar Heart M Institute, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16332 Burniston Drive
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Ahmad Hamzah's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He practices in Brandon, FL, Tampa, FL, and Dade City, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Hamzah (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and Bayfront Health Dade City. Dr. Hamzah obtained his medical school training at the University of Seville Faculty of Medicine and the University of Cadiz Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, New York Methodist Hospital, and DMC Harper University Hospital. Dr. Hamzah honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, angina, mitral valve disease

All Interests: Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Surgery, Tracheal Surgery, Heart Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Reynaldo Flores Mulingtapang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
14320 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Reynaldo Mulingtapang's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Mulingtapang's areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, heart failure, and angioplasty. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bay Hospital, and Tampa Community Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mulingtapang graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Mulingtapang completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Angiogram, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Angiogram, Cardioversion, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Sameer Husainuddin Nagamia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
14320 Bruce B Downs
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sameer Nagamia is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He is especially interested in peripheral artery disease (PAD) and heart failure. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bay Hospital, and Brandon Regional Hospital. Dr. Nagamia accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nagamia is a graduate of Ibero-American University (UNIBE) and a graduate of Caledonian Hospital, Brooklyn's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, aortic stenosis

All Interests: Aortic Stenosis, Peripheral Artery Disease, Heart Failure, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Nadim Gaffar Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
14320 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Nadim Khan practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise consist of electrophysiological (EP) study and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Khan graduated from Madras Medical College. Dr. Khan's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital North, Florida Medical Clinic, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Hector Luis Fontanet, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2100 Via Bella Boulevard; Suite 202
Land O Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Hector Fontanet is an adult cardiologist in Land O Lakes, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Fontanet include holter monitoring, heart valve disease, and preventive cardiology. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Fontanet speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Florida Medical Clinic, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension, Preventive Cardiology, Holter Monitoring, Heart Valve Disease, Congenital ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin J Makati, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4211 Van Dyke Road; Suite 205
Lutz, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Makati practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Lutz, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Makati's clinical interests: implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, ventricular tachycardia, and pacemaker. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Makati attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmias, Ventricular Tachycardia, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher John Pastore, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4211 Van Dyke Road; Suite 205
Lutz, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Pastore is an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Pastore's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Cardiac Catheterization, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Alejandro Ignacio Michel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
13701 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Michel works as a cardiologist. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Mercy Hospital's residency program. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michel accepts. Dr. Michel is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), angina, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Coronary Angioplasty, Carotid Artery Disease, Mitral Valve ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
13701 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Mario Canedo is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of San Simon Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Canedo's medical residency was performed at Mount Carmel Health System. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Canedo takes. He is conversant in Italian. Dr. Canedo is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Pulmonary Valve Disease, Coronary Angioplasty, Mitral Valve Disease, Aneurysm

Dr. Paul Z Gerczuk, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
14320 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Paul Gerczuk is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Gerczuk has a special interest in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), pacemaker, and afib catheter ablation. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gerczuk is professionally affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Afib Catheter Ablation, Implantable ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
13701 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Mitchell O'Hara is an adult cardiology specialist in Tampa, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Hara is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Cardioversion, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Coronary Angioplasty, Mitral Valve Disease, CT Scan, Aortic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
13701 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite 101
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Juan Garcia's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of Catholic University of Cordoba Faculty of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garcia is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Garcia is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, angina, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Angina, Angioplasty, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Pritesh Nandu Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
18928 N. Dale Mabry Highway; Suite 101
Lutz, FL
 

Dr. Pritesh Patel's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care); he sees patients in Lutz, FL and Trinity, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Patel has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marty Wayne Odom, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
16646 N Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Marty Odom sees patients in Tampa, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Odom attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Odom include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). On average, patients gave Dr. Odom a rating of 3.5 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. In addition to English, Dr. Odom speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital North, and Florida Medical Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, High Cholesterol, Preventive Care

Dr. Tarak Suman Choksi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
18928 N Dale Mabry Highway; Suite 101
Lutz, FL
 

Dr. Tarak Choksi practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Lutz, FL and Trinity, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Choksi (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Choksi include diabetes, obesity, and heart problems. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Before completing his residency at New York Methodist Hospital, Dr. Choksi attended medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College. Dr. Choksi takes 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: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Skin Issues, Hernia, Echocardiogram, Acid Reflux

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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.