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We found 10 pediatric cardiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Northbrook, IL.

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Dr. Elfriede Pahl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2100 Pfingsten Road; Suite 1200
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Elfriede Pahl specializes in pediatric cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pahl include heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pahl obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Pahl has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks German. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Pahl is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

Dr. Tania Luisa Saroli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, 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. Nina Louise Gotteiner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Nina Gotteiner is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. She works in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Dr. Gotteiner's areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Gotteiner's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, High Risk Pregnancy, Pulmonary Hypertension, Fetal Echocardiography, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luciana Teresa Young, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, 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. George Rohin Verghese, MBA, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. George Verghese is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Verghese's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and fetal echocardiography. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and a graduate of Children's Hospital Boston's residency program. Dr. Verghese is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Imaging Procedures, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, 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
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, 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. Catherine Elise Duffy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2100 Pfingsten Road; Suite 1200
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Catherine Duffy practices pediatric cardiology in Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, and Geneva, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart problems. Dr. Duffy is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. She is not accepting new patients at this time. She attended medical school at The University of Sydney Medical School. For her residency, Dr. Duffy trained at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Dolores Ann Vitullo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Dolores Vitullo is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, and Westchester, IL. Dr. Vitullo has a special interest in echocardiogram (echo) and cardiac catheterization. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. She attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Vitullo trained at Rush University Medical Center for her residency. In addition to English, Dr. Vitullo (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Clinical interests: Chest Pain, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Philip T Thrush, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Philip Thrush is a pediatric cardiologist and pediatric critical care specialist. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In Dr. Thrush's practice, he is particularly interested in heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. Dr. Thrush is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. His professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.