We found 8 cardiologists who accept CIGNA Open Access HMO near Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Tania Luisa Saroli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
880 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Tania Saroli is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. She attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at The Montreal Children's Hospital. She is especially interested in heart problems. Dr. Saroli accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO. She speaks French. Dr. Saroli's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Barbara Jane Deal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
880 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Deal sees patients in Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. Her medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Deal average 2.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include syncope (fainting) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Dr. Deal takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Deal obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Deal is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, Syncope, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Congenital Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Nina Louise Gotteiner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
880 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Nina Gotteiner sees patients in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Her medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Her areas of expertise consist of high risk pregnancy, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gotteiner takes. Dr. Gotteiner studied medicine at Rush Medical College. She trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Gotteiner is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, High Risk Pregnancy, Pulmonary Hypertension, Fetal Echocardiography, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
At Northwest Community Hospital Arlington
Heights, IL
 

Dr. Kendra Ward is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Heights, IL, Chicago, IL, and Northbrook, IL. She has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. Patient ratings for Dr. Ward average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ward takes. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Ward attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Ward is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Medication

Dr. Sabrina Siu Ling Tsao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
880 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Sabrina Tsao is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. Her areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrophysiological (EP) study. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tsao is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Tsao attended medical school at United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the University of London. She trained at Guy's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for residency. She speaks Chinese.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert C Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
800 W Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Albert Lin's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Arlington Heights, IL, Winfield, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. His areas of expertise include atrial flutter, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and catheter ablation. Dr. Lin's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern Medical Group (NMG). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Lin attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Katheryn Ellen Gambetta, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
At Northwest Community Hospital Arlington
Heights, IL
 

Dr. Katheryn Gambetta is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL, Heights, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Dr. Gambetta's clinical interests encompass heart transplant and heart problems. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. She welcomes new patients. Before performing her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Gambetta attended Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Dolores Ann Vitullo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
880 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Dolores Vitullo is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vitullo include echocardiogram (echo) and cardiac catheterization. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has an open panel. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then she performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Vitullo speaks French.

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Clinical interests: Chest Pain, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.
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