We found 9 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Orange City, FL.

Dr. Ratan Kumar Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja is an adult cardiologist. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahuja attended the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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. Tulio Alberto Sulbaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
312 West New York Avenue
Deland, FL
 

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran, who practices in Sanford, FL and Deland, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Zulia School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sulbaran completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Sulbaran is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, endocarditis, 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, Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar is an adult cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is a graduate of Osmania University and a graduate of Mount Sinai Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. William David is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. David is professionally 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. Lawrence Edward Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario is an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Vallario takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Vallario is professionally 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. Karuna Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Karuna Ahuja is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahuja is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at GSVM Medical College and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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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)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
809 A Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Sadrunnisa Hameedi's medical specialty is general internal medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Hameedi a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hameedi takes. She is a graduate of Dow Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Hameedi completed residency programs at Mount Vernon Hospital and Jersey City Medical Center. Dr. Hameedi is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma, Osteoarthritis

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2555 S Volusia Avenue
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Syed-Bilal Ahmed practices general internal medicine in Orange City, FL and Deland, FL. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. Dr. Ahmed's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahmed honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Osteoporosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
955 Town Center Drive; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Godson Oguchi's specialty is adult infectious disease. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Oguchi is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endocarditis

All Interests: Cellulitis, Wound Infection, Osteomyelitis, Antibiotics, Lyme Disease, Hepatitis C, Endocarditis, ... (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.