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We found 18 pediatric cardiologists who accept MultiPlan PPO near Chicago, IL.

Dr. Guy Robert Randolph, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
737 N. Michigan Avenue; #900
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Guy Randolph is a pediatric cardiologist. His areas of expertise consist of newborn care, congenital heart disease, and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Dr. Randolph honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic and Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Randolph is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease, Newborn Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Milton Costello Jr., MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. John Costello is an adult cardiology, pediatric cardiology, and pediatric critical care specialist. His areas of expertise consist of intensive care and anesthesia. Dr. Costello honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Costello is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Research, Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Dr. Elfriede Pahl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Elfriede Pahl practices pediatric cardiology. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Pahl attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. Dr. Pahl is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Pahl has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. She speaks German. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

Dr. Thomas Joseph Weigel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
737 N. Michigan Avenue; #900
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Weigel is a pediatric cardiology specialist. His clinical interests encompass fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Weigel's education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Weigel is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease, Transesophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Ralph Koenig, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Peter Koenig's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Koenig include heart problems, fetal echocardiography, and cardiac (heart) MRI. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Koenig graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Koenig speaks German. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Stress Testing, Fetal Echocardiography, Education, Echocardiogram, Cardiac CT, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tania Luisa Saroli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Tania Saroli's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saroli include heart problems. She honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Saroli's education and training includes medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and residency at The Montreal Children's Hospital. Dr. Saroli speaks French. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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, Intensive Care

Dr. Barbara Jane Deal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Deal, who practices in Chicago, IL, Forest, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deal include syncope (fainting) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Dr. Deal is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Deal attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Roger Andrew O. De Freitas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
251
E. Huron Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Roger Defreitas' area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Defreitas completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: electrophysiological (EP) study, congenital heart disease, and non-invasive cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Defreitas has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Nina Louise Gotteiner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Nina Gotteiner specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. She is a graduate of Rush Medical College and a graduate of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's residency program. These areas are among Dr. Gotteiner's clinical interests: high risk pregnancy, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Gotteiner has an open panel.

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

Dr. Robert Gregory Webster, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Webster specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Webster's areas of clinical interest consist of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Webster's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Ablation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luciana Teresa Young, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2300 Children's Plaza, Pediatric Faculty, Jones; 5th Floor - Cardiology Clinic
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Luciana Young's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Young include fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Young accepts. Dr. Young obtained her medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Baylor Health Care and Texas Children's Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Young (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Seattle Children's. Dr. Young is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2300 Children's Plaza, Cardiology Clinic; Box 21
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Kendra Ward is a pediatric cardiologist. Her clinical interests encompass arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Ward attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Ward average 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Sabrina Siu Ling Tsao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Sabrina Tsao's specialty is pediatric cardiology. She is a graduate of United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the University of London. Dr. Tsao's medical residency was performed at Guy's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. In her practice, she is particularly interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrophysiological (EP) study. 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. In addition to English, Dr. Tsao speaks Chinese. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Catherine Elise Duffy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Catherine Duffy is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. She studied medicine at The University of Sydney Medical School. Dr. Duffy completed her residency training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Duffy include heart problems. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Duffy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Nguyenvu T Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
2300 Children's Plaza Place; Box 21
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Nguyenvu Nguyen is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care. He has a special interest in heart problems and neurocritical care. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Before completing his residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen honors.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Neurocritical Care, Global Health

Dr. Dolores Ann Vitullo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
225 East Chicago -; Box 21
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Dolores Vitullo works as a pediatric cardiologist. In her practice, Dr. Vitullo focuses on echocardiogram (echo) and cardiac catheterization. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vitullo takes. She is accepting new patients. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Vitullo (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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

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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.