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We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Monmouth, IL.

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Dr. Pasupathy P Padmanabhan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1000 W. Harlem Avenue
Monmouth, IL
 

Dr. Pasupathy Padmanabhan's specialty is adult cardiology. His professional affiliations include OSF St. Mary Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Padmanabhan accepts. Dr. Padmanabhan obtained his medical school training at Madras Medical College and Thanjavur Medical College and performed his residency at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Ronald R Rabjohns, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1000 W. Harlem Avenue
Monmouth, IL
 

Dr. Ronald Rabjohns practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Peoria, IL, Galesburg, IL, and Monmouth, IL. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Rabjohns's clinical interests: consultative cardiology and echocardiogram (echo). His professional affiliations include OSF St. Mary Medical Center, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Rabjohns honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram

Dr. John F Rashid, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1000 W. Harlem Avenue
Monmouth, IL
 

Dr. John Rashid's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Peoria, IL, Galesburg, IL, and Monmouth, IL. On average, patients gave Dr. Rashid a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include peripheral vascular disease. His professional affiliations include OSF St. Mary Medical Center, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Rashid honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University for residency.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Vascular Disease

Dr. Tinoy J Kizhakekuttu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1000 W. Harlem Avenue
Monmouth, IL
 

Dr. Tinoy Kizhakekuttu, who practices in Peoria, IL, Galesburg, IL, and Monmouth, IL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. After attending All India Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Peoria. He has a special interest in consultative cardiology, nuclear scan, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Kizhakekuttu takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include OSF St. Mary Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Nuclear Scan

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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.