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We found 33 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Aetna Managed Choice near Winfield, IL.

Dr. Imran Nazir Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Imran Ahmad is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Ahmad is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, ... (Read more)

Dr. Waleed Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Waleed Ahmed works as a cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Ahmed has a special interest in heart valve disease, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac (heart) MRI. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ahmed welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Cardiac CT, Cardiac MRI

Dr. Henry Darchon Huang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Henry Huang works as a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Geneva, IL, Chicago, IL, and Winfield, IL. Dr. Huang has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is not accepting new patients at this time. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Huang performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Ablation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Insertion, ... (Read more)

Dr. James William Kinn, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. James Kinn is an interventional cardiology specialist in Winfield, IL, Dekalb, IL, and Sugar Grove, IL. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Kinn's clinical interests include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and stress management. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kinn accepts. Dr. Kinn is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, Cholesterol Problems, Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil Jay Thomas, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Neil Thomas' areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Thomas completed residency programs at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Thomas's areas of expertise include the following: aortic disease, endocarditis, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Thomas's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endocarditis, congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Endocarditis, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. William Towne's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Towne include aortic disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and abdominal problems. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Towne's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Loyola Medicine. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Hypertension, Abdominal Problems, Aortic Disease, Heart Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, Vascular ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Roger Defreitas is a pediatric cardiology specialist. His areas of expertise include electrophysiological (EP) study, congenital heart disease, and non-invasive cardiology. Dr. Defreitas's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Defreitas is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Congenital Heart Disease

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

Dr. Kurt Williams sees patients in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He has a special interest in hypertension (high blood pressure), cholesterol problems (lipid disorders), and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Williams's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Williams attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Williams accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

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

Dr. Timothy W James, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Timothy James specializes in cardiac surgery. His areas of expertise include endocarditis, heart failure, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. James honors. Before performing his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center, Dr. James attended Yale School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. James is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, endocarditis, aortic valve disease, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Surgical Procedures, Heart Failure, Aortic Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Nauman Mushtaq, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Nauman Mushtaq specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Mushtaq's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Vascular Disease, Angioplasty

Dr. Ross M Van Dorpe, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Ross Vandorpe is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vandorpe include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Vandorpe attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Vandorpe's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Vascular Disease, Echocardiogram, Cholesterol Problems, Smoking ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert C Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Albert Lin's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Arlington Heights, IL, Winfield, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Lin include atrial flutter, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and catheter ablation. Dr. Lin honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Lin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern Medical Group (NMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial flutter, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jay A Pandit, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Jay Pandit's area of specialization is cardiology (heart disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pandit include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive cardiology. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Pandit attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Omeed Zardkoohi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Omeed Zardkoohi works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zardkoohi include ablation, electrophysiological (EP) study, and ventricular tachycardia. He takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Zardkoohi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Zardkoohi is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiological Study, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle C Montpetit, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Montpetit's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; she sees patients in Geneva, IL and Winfield, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart failure. Dr. Montpetit is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Montpetit's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Heart Failure

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

Dr. Michael Severino specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. Dr. Severino obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Severino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

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

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What are Heart Problems?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. This smooth muscle expands and contracts rhythmically our entire lifetime, pumping blood to our lungs and then to every other cell in our body. When heart problems occur, it becomes difficult for the body to get the nutrients and oxygen it needs via the blood. So while there are a variety of illnesses and disorders that affect the heart, most of them make you feel weak, tired, and short of breath. The most common heart conditions include heart disease, angina, arrhythmia, and valve disorders.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This includes coronary artery disease, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Some conditions, such as genetics, cannot be controlled. But there are many other things you can do to lower your risk for heart disease. Controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, reducing or stopping smoking, exercising more and losing weight if needed, and eating a diet low in sodium can all protect your heart.

Angina is a squeezing type of chest pain that happens when the muscles around your heart don’t get enough oxygen. It can be regular or infrequent. Usually, angina is caused by coronary heart disease. However, not all chest pain is angina. Chest pain can also be caused by a lung infection or panic attack, for example, so it is important to have any sudden pain checked.

Arrhythmia is the word for when the heart beats too fast, too slow, or irregularly with skipped beats. It can feel frightening, and depending on the type it can be dangerous, but in most cases arrhythmia is not serious and can be treated. It is very common, especially in older adults.

Heart valve problems can happen in any one of the the heart’s four valves that keep blood flowing where it needs to go. Babies can be born with problems in their heart valves, or valves can be damaged by infections. The valves can stiffen and become less mobile, or they can stop closing properly and ‘leak’ when the heart beats. Valve problems can usually be repaired surgically.