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We found 19 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Elk Grove Village, IL.

Dr. Mandeep S Kohli, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 301
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Mandeep Kohli works as an internist. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and heart problems. Dr. Kohli accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kohli (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kohli's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Osteopathic Medicine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Sunil N Matiwala, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
303 E Army Trail; Suite 301
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Sunil Matiwala specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Bloomingdale, IL. He is especially interested in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). Dr. Matiwala accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He obtained his medical school training at Government Medical College, Surat and performed his residency at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Matiwala (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Matiwala's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Blood Pressure Problems, Cholesterol Problems

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2101 S Arlington Heights Road; Suite 155
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Debjani Roy specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Arlington Heights, IL, Des Plaines, IL, and Mount Prospect, IL. She studied medicine at Burdwan Medical College. She trained at Chicago Medical School for her residency. Dr. Roy's areas of expertise include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Roy takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, she speaks Bengali. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Ultrasound, Pap Test, Echocardiogram

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
804 E Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Freihage honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Freihage speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
812 E. Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. His clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Doshi is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish. Dr. Doshi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 203, Wimmer Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His clinical interests include physical exams, skin lesions (growths or marks), and diabetes. Dr. Khaja's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) and residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Khaja (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Immunization, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Obesity, Ear Wax Removal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raju Bangalore Ray, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 310
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Raju Ray's area of specialization is adult nephrology. In Dr. Ray's practice, he is particularly interested in hypertension (high blood pressure). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis. Dr. Ray is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Bharat Samy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite G01
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Bharat Samy's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). He practices in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Samy's areas of expertise include cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Samy welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiac Risk Reduction, Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Nazeer Siddiqui, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
199 S. Addison Road; #108
Wood Dale, IL
 

Dr. Sarah Siddiqui's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Siddiqui include diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Siddiqui attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Wounds, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Obesity

Dr. Brenda W Bergeson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 N Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Brenda Bergeson works as a family medicine practitioner. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Dr. Bergeson is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at MacNeal Hospital and Rush University Medical Center for residency. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Preventive Care

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Specializes in Family Medicine
800 East Woodfield Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Indu Vence specializes in family medicine and practices in Schaumburg, IL. She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Vence's clinical interests include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Vence attended Bangalore University and then went on to complete her residency at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Vence (or staff) speaks Spanish, Kannada, and Tamil. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Diabetes, Mole Excision, Calluses, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Saba Noorin Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Biesterfield Road; #g01
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Saba Khan's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She practices in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Her areas of clinical interest consist of peripheral artery disease (PAD), women's heart disease, and carotid artery disease. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Khan attended Osmania Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Khan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Women's Heart Disease, Varicose Veins, Hypertension, Carotid Artery Disease, Peripheral Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael R Peplow, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 605, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Michael Peplow's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Peplow's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Peplow obtained his medical school training at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Swedish Covenant Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mark Pouls, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 North Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Steven Pouls works as a family practice physician. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Pouls's clinical interests: diabetes, obesity, and gynecological problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Heritage Valley Beaver, Dr. Pouls attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Hypertension, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Obesity, Gynecological ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, Adult Nephrology
1480 Renaissance Drive; Suite 211
Park Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Miller's specialties are pediatric nephrology (kidney disease) and adult nephrology. He practices in Park Ridge, IL, Naperville, IL, and Oak Lawn, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), urinary tract infection (UTI), and hemoperfusion. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Advocate Medical Group (AMG). He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Miller completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller honors. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hemoperfusion, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Dialysis, Urinary Tract Infection

Dr. Anatoly Gorovits, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1415 W. Lake Street
Addison, IL
 

Dr. Anatoly Gorovits' medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Gorovits studied medicine at Saba University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Gorovits include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and pulmonary function test (PFT). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, Aetna, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Gorovits (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Polish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.

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All Interests: Hearing Evaluation, Hypertension, Weight Management, Occupational Therapy Treatment, Physical ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.