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We found 12 pediatric cardiologists who accept WEA Insurance Group PPO near Winfield, IL.

Dr. John Milton Costello Jr., MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Costello is an adult cardiology, pediatric cardiology, and pediatric critical care specialist. His areas of expertise consist of intensive care and anesthesia. Dr. Costello honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Costello is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Research, Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Dr. Elfriede Pahl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Elfriede Pahl practices pediatric cardiology. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Pahl attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. Dr. Pahl is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Pahl has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. She speaks German. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Barbara Jane Deal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Deal, who practices in Chicago, IL, Forest, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deal include syncope (fainting) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). Dr. Deal is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Deal attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, Syncope, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Congenital Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Roger Andrew O. De Freitas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Roger Defreitas' area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Defreitas completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: electrophysiological (EP) study, congenital heart disease, and non-invasive cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Defreitas has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Nina Louise Gotteiner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Nina Gotteiner specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. She is a graduate of Rush Medical College and a graduate of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's residency program. These areas are among Dr. Gotteiner's clinical interests: high risk pregnancy, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She speaks 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 has an open panel.

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

Dr. Robert Gregory Webster, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N. Winfield
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Robert Webster specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Webster's areas of clinical interest consist of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Webster's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Ablation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Pacemaker, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kendra Michelle Ward, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kendra Ward is a pediatric cardiologist. Her clinical interests encompass arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Ward attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Ward average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Medication

Dr. Sabrina Siu Ling Tsao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Sabrina Tsao's specialty is pediatric cardiology. She is a graduate of United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the University of London. Dr. Tsao's medical residency was performed at Guy's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. In her practice, she is particularly interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrophysiological (EP) study. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Tsao speaks Chinese. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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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
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Catherine Duffy is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. She studied medicine at The University of Sydney Medical School. Dr. Duffy completed her residency training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Duffy include heart problems. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Duffy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Nguyenvu T Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Nguyenvu Nguyen is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care. He has a special interest in heart problems and neurocritical care. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Before completing his residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen honors.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Neurocritical Care, Global Health

Dr. Katheryn Ellen Gambetta, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Katheryn Gambetta specializes in pediatric cardiology. Her areas of expertise include heart transplant and heart problems. Dr. Gambetta honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Gambetta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Dolores Ann Vitullo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Dolores Vitullo works as a pediatric cardiologist. In her practice, Dr. Vitullo focuses on echocardiogram (echo) and cardiac catheterization. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vitullo takes. She is accepting new patients. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Rush University Medical Center. 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

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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.