We found 12 cardiologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Palos Park, IL.

Dr. Frank J Zimmerman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4700 West 95th Street; Suite 205
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Frank Zimmerman works as a pediatric cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Oak Lawn, IL. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Zimmerman attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Zimmerman has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. James Paul Sur, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13011 S 104th Av; Suite 100
Palos Park, IL
 

Dr. James Sur's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Sur is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jaafer Ahmed Golzar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
10837 S Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Jaafer Golzar specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Golzar attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Golzar honors. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ravi Kumar Ramana, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
13011 S 104th Av; Suite 100
Palos Park, IL
 

Dr. Ravi Ramana specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. After attending Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Ramana completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Martin Christopher Burke, DO
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
16515 106th Court
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Martin Burke is a cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Burke graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Burke include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), tilt table test, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Burke is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Ablation, Tilt Table Test, Osteopathic Medicine, Pacemaker, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4440 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Lisa Forbess' specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Forbess is especially interested in cardiac imaging. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Imaging

Dr. Stavros G Maragos, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
Heart Care Centers of Illinois
Palos Park, IL
 

Dr. Stavros Maragos is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Maragos include holter monitoring, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maragos accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Maragos completed a residency program at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Maragos (or staff) is conversant in Greek and French. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Angiogram, Stress Testing, Women's Health Issues, Heart Failure, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. David A Roberson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
4440 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. David Roberson sees patients in Oak Lawn, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Lisle, IL. His medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roberson include holter monitoring, echocardiogram (echo), and stress testing. Dr. Roberson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Roberson speaks Dutch. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Electrocardiogram, Holter Monitoring, Echocardiogram, Stress Testing

Dr. Robert J Andina, MD
Specializes in Other, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care
8700 West 95th Street; Suite 6
Hickory Hills, IL
 

Dr. Robert Andina, who practices in Chicago, IL and Hickory Hills, IL, is a medical specialist in cardiology (heart disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). On average, patients gave Dr. Andina a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital and Sinai Health System (Chicago). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Andina has an open panel. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Andina completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Dr. Hugh R Savage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
9830 Ridgeland Avenue; Suite 5
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Hugh Savage is a specialist in adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Savage average 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: hypertension (high blood pressure) and coronary artery disease. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Savage attended Meharry Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Savage (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Ameet Hemendra Parikh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
13011 South 104th Avenue, Suite 100; 13011 South 104th Avenue, Suite 100
Palos Park, IL
 

Dr. Ameet Parikh works as a cardiologist in Palos Park, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and Crest Hill, IL. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parikh honors. After attending the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Dr. Jeffrey Stuart Neiger, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
10837 S Cicero Avenue; Suite 200
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Neiger's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Neiger is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He trained at Rush University Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network.

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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.