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We found 4 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Zephyrhills, FL.

Dr. Vladimir Curkovic, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Vladimir Curkovic is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In Dr. Curkovic's practice, he is particularly interested in heart stent placement. 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 Zagreb School of Medicine. He trained at Lenox Hill Hospital for his residency. Dr. Curkovic is professionally affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Nadim Gaffar Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Nadim Khan's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His clinical interests encompass electrophysiological (EP) study and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Khan graduated from Madras Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital North, Florida Medical Clinic, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Ghazanfar Khadim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6833 Medical View Lane
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Ghazanfar Khadim is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Plant City, FL, Dade City, FL, and Zephyrhills, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Khyber Medical College and performed his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He is especially interested in heart problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khadim accepts. Dr. Khadim is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Paul Edward Hughes, JD, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Paul Hughes' specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hughes include cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic. Dr. Hughes studied medicine at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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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All Interests: Heart Problems, Preventive Care, Cholesterol 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.