We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept United Healthcare Catastrophic HMO near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Tobias specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Tobias at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and rheumatic heart disease. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Dr. Tobias attended medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He has received the following distinction: American Heart Association Distinguished Heart Champion. He is conversant in Afrikaans.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), coronary artery disease

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Wolinsky works as an adult cardiologist. Dr. Wolinsky's areas of expertise include pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for residency. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Wolinsky 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 Brian J. McGovern M.D. Excellence; Education Award; and America's Top Doctors- Castle Connelly.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, heart palpitations, heart failure, endocarditis, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, infective endocarditis, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Second Opinions, Renal Vascular Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Sam Michael Faradyan, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Pulmonary Disease Florida; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wpb
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Sam Faradyan's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), shortness of breath (dyspnea), and snoring. Dr. Faradyan's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. 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. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Faradyan (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and German. Dr. Faradyan is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart palpitations

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Mechanical Ventilation, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Cardiovascular Medicine Florida; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wpb
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Darryl Miller sees patients in West Palm Beach, FL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. His medical residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. Dr. Miller's clinical interests include stress echo, mitral valve prolapse, and angina. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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. Miller has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Willard A. Bernbaum Award and the University of Cape Town Union Scholarship. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, infective endocarditis, heart attack, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Stress Echo, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Stress Testing, Atherosclerosis, Nuclear Scan, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Champagne's medical specialty is general internal medicine. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer screening, depression, and adolescent issues. Dr. Champagne's average patient rating is 4.0 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. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Champagne (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, heart palpitations, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Restless Leg Syndrome, Men's Health Issues, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1401 Forum Way; #300
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Diego Sadler's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Sadler completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, orthostatic hypotension, and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). The average patient rating for Dr. Sadler is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial septal defect, heart cancer, tricuspid stenosis, heart failure, tricuspid regurgitation, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Enlarged Heart, Exercise ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
Family Medicine Florida; Associate Staff, Florida, West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dana Jacobs' area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Jacobs attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. She trained at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jacobs include breast pain, acne, and type 2 diabetes. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Jacobs honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Immunization, Bursitis, Cellulitis, Contraception, Plantar Warts, Hypertension, ... (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.
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