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We found 6 pediatric cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1611 Nw 12 Avenue, North Wing 109; Po Box 016960 (r-76)
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ming-Lon Young specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Patient reviews placed Dr. Young at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. 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 is a graduate of National Taiwan University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Young has received include Team Work Award, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Golden Heart Award, Caribbean Heart Menders Association; and Proclamation by the Mayor, City of Lauderdale Lakes, for Community Service.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5325 Greenwood Avenue; #302
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Patricia Sherron's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. She graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Dr. Marshall Corydon Lewis, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5325 Greenwood Avenue; Suite #302
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marshall Lewis practices pediatric cardiology in West Palm Beach, FL. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. 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. Lewis is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5325 Greenwood Avenue; Suite 201
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Debbie Friedman is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Friedman is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5325 Greenwood Avenue; Suite #302
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Rowena Uy is a pediatric cardiology specialist. She accepts 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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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5325 Greenwood Avenue; Suite 302
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Renato Dubois is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Dubois at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Pediatrix Medical Group.

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.