We found 8 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana Bronze near Pembroke Pines, FL.

Dr. Roberto J Cubeddu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
21097 Ne 27th Court; Suite 480
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Cubeddu is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Weston, FL, Aventura, FL, and Miami, FL. Dr. Cubeddu has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cubeddu include mitral valve prolapse, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) insertion, and heart tumor. His professional affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cubeddu attended Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart tumor, heart valve disease, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, mitral valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, heart failure, endocarditis, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maryanne Regina Kichuk Chrisant, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 575
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Maryanne Chrisant's specialty is pediatric cardiology. She attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chrisant include heart failure and transplant procedures. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chrisant accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chrisant include: LifeBanc Donor Awareness Award, LifeBanc of Northeast Ohio; Claire Lucille Pace Humanitarian Award, Babies and Children's Hospital, Columbia University; and Babies Heart Fund Fellow, Babies Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Heart Failure

Dr. Merrill Alan Krolick, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2905 North Commerce Parkway
Miramar, FL
 

Dr. Merrill Krolick is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Krolick attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: coronary angiogram, mitral valve prolapse, and holter monitoring. Patient ratings for Dr. Krolick average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Krolick 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. Krolick (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart valve disease, angina, pericarditis, ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, tricuspid regurgitation, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Enrique Gongora, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 440, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Enrique Gongora's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and transplant surgery. He has a special interest in advanced heart failure and transplant surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Gongora studied medicine at Our Lady of the Rosary University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Gongora trained at Washington Hospital Center and Mayo Clinic. He honors 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: , advanced heart failure

All Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant Surgery Procedures

Dr. Salah A Amer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1380 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 140
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Salah Amer is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Amer (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Amer has indicated that Dr. Amer's clinical interests include electrocardiogram (EKG), angioplasty, and congenital heart disease. Dr. Amer's professional affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Amer graduated from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. For Dr. Amer's professional training, Dr. Amer completed a residency program at VA Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Amer a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Amer accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease, Angioplasty

Dr. Kayvan Amini, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
601 N. Flamingo Road; Suite 407
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Kayvan Amini's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Amini's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in heart problems. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Amini's medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Amini (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3241 Executive Way
Miramar, FL
 

Dr. Julio Tallet practices adult cardiology. Before performing his residency at Duke University Hospital, Dr. Tallet attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems and general care. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Tallet (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, General Care

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
603 N Flamingo Road; Suite 150
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Maximo Fernandez is a specialist in adult cardiology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Fernandez accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Danbury Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Fernandez speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

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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.
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