We found 50 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Medicare Assignment near Wheaton, IL.

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Dr. Mandeep S Kohli, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 301
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Mandeep Kohli works as a general internist in Bloomingdale, IL. Dr. Kohli's areas of expertise include the following: cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and heart problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kohli takes. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kohli (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. Dr. Kohli welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Osteopathic Medicine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, Blood Pressure ... (Read more)

Dr. Sunil N Matiwala, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
303 E Army Trail; Suite 301
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Sunil Matiwala is a general internist in Bloomingdale, IL. After attending Government Medical College, Surat for medical school, he completed his residency training at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. In Dr. Matiwala's practice, he is particularly interested in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Matiwala takes. Dr. Matiwala (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. Dr. Matiwala is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems, Blood Pressure Problems

Dr. Iram Aleem Ahmed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
701 North Winthrop Avenue
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Iram Ahmed practices general internal medicine in Lombard, IL and Glendale Heights, IL. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Ahmed has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmed takes. She graduated from Sindh Medical College and Dow Medical College and then she performed her residency at Westlake Hospital. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Pap Test, Pneumonia, Cholesterol Problems, Pain Management

Dr. Christopher G Santi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2001 N Gary Avenue; Suite 110
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Santi works as an internist and general pediatrician. Clinical interests for Dr. Santi include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, Dr. Santi completed his residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma

Dr. Melody Joy Derrick, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 501
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Melody Derrick's specialty is family medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and a graduate of Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital's residency program. She has indicated that her clinical interests include gynecological problems, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and heart problems. Dr. Derrick is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Huma Q Rohail, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 414
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Huma Rohail is a nephrologist. Dr. Rohail's areas of expertise consist of kidney stones and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Rohail takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rohail attended medical school at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For Dr. Rohail's residency, Dr. Rohail trained at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Rohail (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Rohail's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Rohail has an open panel.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Problems

Dr. Kathleen Carroll Carroll, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 501
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kathleen Moline is a family practice physician. Clinical interests for Dr. Moline include diabetes, depression, and heart problems. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Moline performed her residency at MacNeal Hospital. Dr. Moline's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Preventive Care

Dr. Joaquin I Heng, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
501 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Joaquin Heng's specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Heng include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Heng is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Heng graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at West Suburban Medical Center for residency. Dr. Heng speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. William P Towne, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. William Towne is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. Dr. Towne's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include aortic disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and abdominal problems. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Towne attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Beth E Larson, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2001 N Gary Avenue; Suite 110
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Beth Larson specializes in family medicine. These areas are among Dr. Larson's clinical interests: diabetes, menopause, and contraception (birth control). She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed her residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix. She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Larson's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Contraception, Hypertension, Diabetes, Menopause, Preventive Care, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Kurt J Williams, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kurt Williams practices adult cardiology in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Williams focuses on hypertension (high blood pressure), cholesterol problems (lipid disorders), and echocardiogram (echo). He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Williams completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Jay J Seymour, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 200
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Jay Seymour is a physician who specializes in family medicine. After completing medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Seymour include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. The average patient rating for Dr. Seymour is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Seymour is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care, Weight Management

Dr. Anis A Rauf, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2340 South Highland Avenue; Suite 160
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Anis Rauf practices adult nephrology. In addition to English, Dr. Rauf (or staff) speaks Urdu. He has a special interest in kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and hemodialysis. Dr. Rauf's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rauf graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Peritoneal Dialysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
303 E. Army Trail Road; Suite 414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Freihage include cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. Dr. Freihage's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Freihage takes. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Freihage attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Severino, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Michael Severino's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Severino is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise consist of heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. Dr. Severino accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, and Delnor Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Preventive Care, Echocardiogram, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. James F Carsten, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 501
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. James Carsten specializes in family medicine and practices in Winfield, IL. These areas are among Dr. Carsten's clinical interests: diabetes, newborn care, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Dr. Carsten's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Men's Health Issues, Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Asthma, Allergies, Preventive ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.

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