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We found 8 cardiologists who accept CIGNA HMO near Mchenry, IL.

Dr. Barbara Jane Deal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Deal's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Deal's patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deal include syncope (fainting) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Deal honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Deal has received the following distinction: 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. Tania Luisa Saroli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Tania Saroli's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Saroli include heart problems. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Saroli takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saroli's practice is open to new patients. She attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at The Montreal Children's Hospital for residency. In addition to English, she speaks French.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Robert Gregory Webster, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Robert Webster specializes in pediatric cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Webster include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Webster is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has an open panel.

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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
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Luciana Young's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Young include fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Seattle Children's. Dr. Young is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Young has an open panel. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Baylor Health Care and Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Young has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Young (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Kendra Ward specializes in pediatric cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Ward average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ward's clinical interests encompass arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Ward is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. She welcomes new patients. Before completing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Ward attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Sabrina Siu Ling Tsao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4201 Medical Center Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Sabrina Tsao is a pediatric cardiologist in Chicago, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Tsao include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrophysiological (EP) study. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tsao takes. After attending United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the University of London for medical school, she completed her residency training at Guy's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. In addition to English, Dr. Tsao speaks Chinese. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hetal A Gandhi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4309 Medical Center Drive; Suite 3203
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Hetal Gandhi's area of specialization is adult cardiology. His clinical interests include stress echo, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and heart failure. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. Dr. Gandhi honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Gandhi attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Dr. Gandhi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Stress Echo, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Irina Staicu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4309 Medical Center Drive; Unit B203
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Irina Staicu is a specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Staicu attended medical school at the University of Craiova Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Staicu speaks Romanian. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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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.