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We found 7 cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Ottawa, IL.

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Dr. David R Charles, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 1b
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. David Charles' specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Charles is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Radiofrequency Ablation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Insertion, Pacemaker, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Timir Sudhaker Baman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 1b
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. Timir Baman is a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Baman's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, and pacemaker. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Baman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. His hospital/clinic affiliations include OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Radiofrequency Ablation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Insertion, Pacemaker, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph J Sarmiento III, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 1b
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Sarmiento is a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Peoria, IL, Ottawa, IL, and Peru, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sarmiento include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, and pacemaker. Dr. Sarmiento honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Radiofrequency Ablation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Insertion, Pacemaker, Arrhythmias

Dr. Steven Michael Lome, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 2c
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. Steven Lome's specialty is adult cardiology. He is affiliated with OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Lome performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Cardiac Imaging

Dr. David Gerard Thompson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 2c
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. David Thompson is a cardiologist. He has a special interest in consultative cardiology and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Thompson is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram

Dr. Nirupama Vallala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 1b
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. Nirupama Vallala is an adult cardiology specialist. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing her residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. Vallala attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Vallala is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems

Dr. Mauro Vido Montevecchi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1050 E Norris Drive; Suite 1b
Ottawa, IL
 

Dr. Mauro Montevecchi specializes in adult cardiology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Montevecchi honors. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Montevecchi's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Cholesterol Problems, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery ... (Read more)

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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.