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We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Lawrence, KS.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1130 W 4th Street; Suite 2050
Lawrence, KS
 

Dr. Roger Dreiling is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Lawrence, KS. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Dreiling attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Michael Andrew Hajdu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1130 W. 4th Street
Lawrence, KS
 

Dr. Michael Hajdu practices adult cardiology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Hajdu has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1130 W 4th Street; Suite 2050
Lawrence, KS
 

Dr. K. Zabel's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Zabel takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1130 W 4th Street; Suite 2050
Lawrence, KS
 

Dr. Elizabeth Guastello is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Guastello accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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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.