We found 18 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Private Healthcare Systems 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 specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Bloomingdale, IL. His areas of expertise include cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and heart problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kohli graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kohli completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kohli (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. He has an open panel.

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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 a general internist in Bloomingdale, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Matiwala include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Debjani Roy's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Roy is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore Medical Group. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Roy is a graduate of Burdwan Medical College and a graduate of Chicago Medical School's residency program. She speaks Bengali.

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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 is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. Dr. Freihage's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Freihage attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He takes Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Parag Doshi is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Doshi include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Doshi is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Doshi is in-network for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. 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)

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

Dr. Hameeduddin Khaja is a general internist in Elk Grove Village, IL and Addison, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Khaja include physical exams, skin lesions (growths or marks), and diabetes. Dr. Khaja is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) for medical school and subsequently trained at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for residency. Dr. Khaja (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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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 medical specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ray include 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. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 E Woodfield Road; #300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Elgin, IL, Schaumburg, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. She accepts 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: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Sarah Siddiqui's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Siddiqui's clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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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 is an Itasca, IL physician who specializes in family medicine. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Dr. Bergeson is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bergeson honors. Dr. Bergeson graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She trained at MacNeal Hospital and Rush University Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

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

Dr. Indu Vence's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Vence is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Vence attended Bangalore University for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Elizabeth's Hospital for residency. Dr. Vence (or staff) speaks the following 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. Steven Mark Pouls, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1107 North Prospect Avenue; Suite 100
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Steven Pouls is an Itasca, IL physician who specializes in family medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include diabetes, obesity, and gynecological problems. Dr. Pouls accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Heritage Valley Beaver for residency. He 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)

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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 and practices in Itasca, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Peplow is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Swedish Covenant Hospital for residency. Dr. Peplow is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Kenneth Miller works as a pediatric nephrologist and adult nephrologist. His areas of expertise consist of hypertension (high blood pressure), urinary tract infection (UTI), and hemoperfusion. Dr. Miller is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Miller is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include 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. Bharat Samy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite G01
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Bharat Samy specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, he performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Samy include cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Samy takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Samy is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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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. Heyer Cp Devarapalli, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E Golf Road; Suite 219
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Heyer Devarapalli works as an internist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure), electrocardiogram (EKG), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Devarapalli accepts. Before completing his residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Dr. Devarapalli attended medical school at Andhra Medical College. Dr. Devarapalli (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, High Cholesterol

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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.

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