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We found 20 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 is a Bloomingdale, IL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Kohli's clinical interests include cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and heart problems. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Kohli (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Kohli is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. New patients are welcome to contact his 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 is an internist. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). Dr. Matiwala takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Government Medical College, Surat for medical school, he completed his residency training at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Dr. Matiwala (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Matiwala's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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 sees patients in Arlington Heights, IL, Des Plaines, IL, and Mount Prospect, IL. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Burdwan Medical College for medical school, Dr. Roy completed her residency training at Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, she speaks Bengali. Dr. Roy's 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's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Freihage's clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is an in-network provider for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Freihage is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with 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, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (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 medical specialty is general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Khaja (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: physical exams, skin lesions (growths or marks), and diabetes. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Khaja is a graduate of Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). His residency was performed at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Parag Doshi practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Doshi's clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doshi accepts. Before completing his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Dr. Doshi attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. In addition to English, Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Robert Dieter practices adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Dieter include leg pain, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Dieter accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Dieter has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm, Preventive Cardiology, Vascular Disease, Hypertension, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Raju Ray is an adult nephrology specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Ray is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. For his residency, Dr. Ray trained at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis.

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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 is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). He works 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. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Samy attended Harvard Medical School.

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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 practices general internal medicine in Berwyn, IL, Chicago, IL, and Wood Dale, IL. She has indicated that her clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Siddiqui graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Steven Pouls is a family practice physician in Itasca, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Pouls include diabetes, obesity, and gynecological problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Pouls attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Heritage Valley Beaver for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Pouls accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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 in Itasca, IL. Dr. Bergeson has indicated that her clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She completed her residency training at MacNeal Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Bergeson is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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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. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vence include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Vence is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Vence takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Bangalore University and residency at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Dr. Vence (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Kannada, and Tamil.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Thyroid Problems, Cryosurgery, Moles, Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, Biopsy, Lung ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Saba Khan is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. She is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. Dr. Khan trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for her residency. She has indicated that her clinical interests include peripheral artery disease (PAD), women's heart disease, and carotid artery disease. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with 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)

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

Dr. Kenneth Miller is a medical specialist in pediatric nephrology (kidney disease) and adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include hypertension (high blood pressure), urinary tract infection (UTI), and hemoperfusion. Dr. Miller has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Advocate Medical Group (AMG).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Michael Peplow specializes in general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Peplow include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Peplow is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. 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)

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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.