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We found 107 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Hinsdale, IL.

Dr. Joyce Tawfik Johnson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Joyce Johnson is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL, Winfield, IL, and Chicago, IL. Her clinical interests include heart problems. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnson obtained her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. In addition to English, she speaks Arabic. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Johnson is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Heart Problems, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Transthoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Jeanne Sirna, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Sara Sirna works as an interventional cardiologist. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues and preventive cardiology. Dr. Sirna is affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Sirna accepts Coventry, Aetna, Humana, and more. She has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Women's Health Issues

Dr. Joel Thomas Hardin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Joel Hardin specializes in adult cardiology and pediatric cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. His residency was performed at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Hardin has indicated that his clinical interests include congenital heart disease. Dr. Hardin takes HFN, Great-West Healthcare, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Hardin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Pregnancy, Congenital Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Mushabbar Ali Syed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Mushabbar Syed specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Burr Ridge, IL and Maywood, IL. Dr. Syed's areas of expertise include heart failure, second opinions, and heart valve disease. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Syed accepts. After attending the University of the Punjab and King Edward Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Syed is professionally affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Clinical interests: Second Opinions, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Consultation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hemal M Nayak, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
121 North Elm Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Hemal Nayak specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include the following: implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, electrophysiological (EP) study, and mini-maze procedure. Dr. Nayak is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nayak (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Gujarati. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Sinai Health System (Chicago).

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mini-Maze Procedure, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Alain Leo Heroux, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Alain Heroux specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Maywood, IL, Burr Ridge, IL, and Park Ridge, IL. Dr. Heroux's areas of expertise include the following: heart transplant, heart failure, and left ventricular assist device (LVAD). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Laval University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal. His distinctions include: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada(FRCPC) and Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks French. Dr. Heroux is professionally affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Left Ventricular Assist Device, Heart Failure

Dr. Jeffrey Roland Winterfield, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Winterfield is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Winterfield has a special interest in ablation, ventricular tachycardia, and atrial fibrillation. His professional affiliations include Palos Community Hospital and Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Winterfield's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Ablation, Arrhythmias

Dr. Lowell Harrison Steen Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, General Internal Medicine
2160 S First Avenue; (17w740 22nd Street, Oakbrook Terrace, Il. 60181)
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Lowell Steen is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Steen include heart valve disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and chest pain. He is affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. Dr. Steen honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Clinical interests: Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Attack, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank J Zimmerman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
 

Dr. Frank Zimmerman is a pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zimmerman honors. Dr. Zimmerman attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Max J Liebo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2160 S. First Avenue; Building 110 Room 6269
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Max Liebo's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Liebo is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: heart transplant, heart failure, and left ventricular assist device (LVAD). He is professionally affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Centegra Health System. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at Scripps Clinic. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Left Ventricular Assist ... (Read more)

Dr. David James Wilber, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2160 S First Avenue; (17w740 22nd Street, Oakbrook Terrace, Il. 60181)
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. David Wilber practices adult cardiology. His areas of expertise consist of ablation, heart failure, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wilber is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Wilber is conversant in French. He is professionally affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Ablation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Heart Failure

Dr. Angira Patel, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
180 Harvester Drive; Suite 110
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Angira Patel specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include heart problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Patel welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Heart Problems

Dr. Elizabeth Mary McNally, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
180 Harvester Drive; Suite 110
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Elizabeth McNally specializes in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. McNally include marfan syndrome, muscular dystrophy, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she performed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. McNally takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She has received the following distinctions: Chicago Super Doctors; Charles E. Culpepper Medical Scholar; and Established Investigator Amer Heart Assoc. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Marfan ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Louis McKiernan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Thomas McKiernan is a cardiologist. Before completing his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Dr. McKiernan attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. McKiernan has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Nora is a medical specialist in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Nora is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Ablation, Cholesterol ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Andrew Rauh, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3825 Highland Avenue; Suite 210
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. R. Rauh practices interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Winfield, IL, Elmhurst, IL, and Naperville, IL. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Rauh is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Cholesterol Problems, Stress Management, Angioplasty

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.