We found 15 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept United Healthcare Select near Carol Stream, IL.

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Dr. Barbara Jane Deal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Deal is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. Before performing her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Deal attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise consist of syncope (fainting) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Dr. Deal has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Deal has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Centegra Health System. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), congenital heart disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Heart Problems, Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, Syncope, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Congenital Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Nina Louise Gotteiner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Nina Gotteiner works as a pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Gotteiner's clinical interests include fetal echocardiography. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before completing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Gotteiner attended medical school at Rush Medical College. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Gotteiner's professional affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, Fetal Echocardiography, Chest Pain

Dr. Carl L Backer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Carl Backer's medical specialty is pediatric thoracic surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery. After completing medical school at Mayo Medical School, he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has a special interest in heart transplant, congenital heart disease, and tracheal surgery. Dr. Backer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Backer's hospital/clinic affiliations include OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Tracheal Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Elfriede Pahl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Elfriede Pahl works as a pediatric cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Pahl include heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. She has an open panel. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Pahl has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks German.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

Dr. John Milton Costello Jr., MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Costello is an adult cardiology, pediatric cardiology, and pediatric critical care specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems and intensive care. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. Before performing his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Costello attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Costello accepts.

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All Interests: Research, Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Dr. Roger Andrew O. De Freitas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Roger Defreitas is a pediatric cardiology specialist. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: electrophysiological (EP) study, congenital heart disease, and non-invasive cardiology. Dr. Defreitas honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. Dr. Defreitas has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kendra Ward is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. In Dr. Ward's practice, she is particularly interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ward's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Medication

Dr. Sabrina Siu Ling Tsao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Sabrina Tsao practices pediatric cardiology in Chicago, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Westchester, IL. After attending United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the University of London for medical school, Dr. Tsao completed her residency training at Guy's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrophysiological (EP) study. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsao speaks Chinese. She is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

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

Dr. Tania L Saroli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Tania Saroli practices pediatric cardiology. She is conversant in French. Clinical interests for Dr. Saroli include heart problems. Dr. Saroli's professional affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Centegra Health System. Before performing her residency at The Montreal Children's Hospital, Dr. Saroli attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Saroli takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Nguyenvu Tran Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Nguyenvu Nguyen practices pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems and neurocritical care. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Nguyen obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Neurocritical Care

Dr. Katheryn Ellen Gambetta, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Katheryn Gambetta works as a pediatric cardiologist. Her areas of expertise consist of heart transplant and heart problems. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. Dr. Gambetta accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Gambetta attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Gambetta trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU).

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Marleta Reynolds, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Marleta Reynolds works as a pediatric general surgeon. Dr. Reynolds's areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Reynolds's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Abdominal Problems, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Zeenat Parveen, MD
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
371 S Main Place
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Zeenat Parveen's area of specialization is endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Parveen include diabetes, cardiac risk reduction, and heart failure. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Westlake Hospital, Dr. Parveen attended Veer Surendra Sai Medical College and Hospital for medical school. Dr. Parveen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Oriya, and Bengali. Dr. Parveen is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Diabetes, Heart Failure, Blood Pressure Problems, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Nausheen Hasan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
371 S Main Place
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Nausheen Hasan practices general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Hasan include diabetes, emphysema, and heartburn. Dr. Hasan takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Her education and training includes medical school at Kakatiya Medical College and residency at Edgewater Hospital. Dr. Hasan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and St. Alexius Medical Center. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Epilepsy, Asthma, Heartburn, Acne, Cholesterol ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc L Wiener, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
27 W 170 St Charles Road
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Marc Wiener is an internist. Dr. Wiener's clinical interests include diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and heart problems. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before performing his residency at West Suburban Medical Center, Dr. Wiener attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Wiener takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Allergies, Sexually ... (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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