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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 specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) and practices in Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Zimmerman attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4440 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Lisa Forbess' area of specialization is adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Forbess include cardiac imaging. She attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. Dr. Forbess is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Imaging

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

Dr. Martin Burke's area of specialization is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Burke attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Areas of expertise for Dr. Burke include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), tilt table test, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burke takes. Dr. Burke has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Jaafer Golzar sees patients in Oak Lawn, IL and Chicago, IL. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University, Dr. Golzar attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Mokena, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and Palos Park, IL. Dr. Sur takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Sur attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He is accepting 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's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine; he sees patients in Palos Park, IL, Mokena, IL, and Bolingbrook, IL. Dr. Ramana honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ramana completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Stavros Maragos' specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear medicine. He practices in Mokena, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and Palos Park, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maragos include holter monitoring, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Maragos is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry. Dr. Maragos graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Maragos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek and French.

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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 is a pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Roberson's areas of expertise include holter monitoring, echocardiogram (echo), and stress testing. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He is conversant in Dutch. Dr. Roberson's professional 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. Hugh R Savage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
9830 Ridgeland Avenue; Suite 5
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Hugh Savage, who practices in Chicago Ridge, IL and Chicago, IL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Savage attended Meharry Medical College for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Savage include hypertension (high blood pressure) and coronary artery disease. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Savage (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and French. Dr. Savage is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Dr. Savage's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease

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 is a cardiology (heart disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Andina's professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Andina accepts. Dr. Andina welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency.

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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 is an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Neiger is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Neiger attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Parikh is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His residency was performed at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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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.