We found 70 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept United Healthcare Bronze near South Miami, FL.

Dr. Elise Michelle M McCormack-Granja, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7101 Sw 99th Avenue; Suite 108
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Elise McCormack-Granja's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Her education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at Roger Williams Medical Center. In Dr. McCormack-Granja's practice, she is particularly interested in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. McCormack-Granja is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Smoking Cessation

Dr. Henry Elias Paez, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1898 Southwest 27 Avenue; Suite 1
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Henry Paez is a physician who specializes in family medicine. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), migraine, and depression. Dr. Paez honors AvMed, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Central University of the Caribbean. Dr. Paez is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Migraine, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Alexander Harris, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7330 Sw 62nd Place; Suite #310
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joshua Harris sees patients in South Miami, FL and Miami, FL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Harris's clinical interests: heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cardiac imaging. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Harris (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Harris is affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Cardiac Imaging

Dr. David Samuel Hoffman, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
7900 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite #21
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. David Hoffman works as a nephrologist. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Hoffman attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure), lupus, and kidney surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Hoffman speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Kidney Surgery, Lupus

Dr. Dean Hiram Roller, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4685 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Dean Roller is a specialist in adult cardiology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Roller's practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roller takes. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Roller trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Roller has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Preventive Care

Dr. Luis G Geada, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3821 Southwest 107th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Luis Geada is an internist in Miami, FL. He is especially interested in diabetes and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Geada honors. He attended medical school at the University of Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Raritan Bay Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Geada is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Douglas Road; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Loynaz's clinical interests include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Loynaz attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Loynaz speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Armando Antonio Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
475 Biltmore Way; Suite 205
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Armando Garcia's area of specialization is adult cardiology. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His clinical interests include ulcers, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garcia accepts. Dr. Garcia (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Ulcers, Varicose Veins, Weight Loss, Stress Management

Dr. Dean Russell Heller, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
9240 Sunset Drive Building 3; Suite 116
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Dean Heller is an adult cardiology specialist. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Heller's areas of expertise consist of heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and smoking cessation. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heller takes. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Baptist Hospital, and Homestead Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Smoking Cessation

Dr. Stuart Kent Joseph, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
9299 Sw 152 Street; Suite 104
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Joseph sees patients in Village of Palmetto Bay, FL and Miami, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Joseph include knee problems, thyroid problems, and depression. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital. AvMed, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Joseph accepts. His practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Joseph attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Depression, Varicose Veins, Hypertension, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Carpal ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Andres Martinez-Noda, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
7000 Sw 97 Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Peter Martinez-Noda's specialties are family medicine, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics. His average rating from his patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Martinez-Noda include erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and acne. Dr. Martinez-Noda honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Martinez-Noda's education and training includes medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Miami Children's Hospital. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew E Snow, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6200 Sunset Drive; Suite 401
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Snow is a cardiologist in South Miami, FL and Miami, FL. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Snow include heart problems and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Snow include: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems

Dr. Jose Salvador Soza, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
5975 Sunset Drive; Suite 402
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jose Soza's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. Dr. Soza's clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and sexually transmitted diseases (STds). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. for residency. Dr. Soza speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Incontinence, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jose Celestino Martin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7190 Sw 87 Avenue; Suite 203
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jose Martin works as an adult cardiologist. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Martin include heart problems and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Martin has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Martin is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems

Dr. Carlos Andres Granja, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
7900 Sw 57 Avenue; Suite 21
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Granja is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Granja's clinical interests: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and lupus. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Before performing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Granja attended Central University of Ecuador for medical school. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Surgery, Lupus, Preventive Care

Dr. Barbara Madeline Muina, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, General Internal Medicine
9195 Sunset Drive; 210
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Barbara Muina specializes in adult endocrinology and general internal medicine and practices in Miami, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Muina is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Muina include diabetes, emphysema, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Muina's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Muina is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of Seville Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Graves Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, Preventive Care, Emphysema

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.

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