We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Coventry HMO near Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Priya Sekar, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
600 N Wolfe Street; Brady 5
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Priya Sekar is a pediatric cardiologist in Baltimore, MD. She attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Sekar's residency was performed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart problems. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Sekar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Tamil. Dr. Sekar's professional affiliations include Greater Baltimore Medical Center, MedStar Health, and Howard County General Hospital. She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3333 N Calvert Street; Johnston Prof Building Suite 500
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Peichert is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Baltimore, MD. In his practice, Dr. Peichert focuses on heart problems, preventive cardiology, and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Peichert's professional affiliations include Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network. Patient ratings for Dr. Peichert average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Peichert is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3333 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Goldscher is a specialist in adult cardiology. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Goldscher takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Goldscher is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, High Cholesterol

Dr. Mitchell Adam Gutshall, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7602 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Mitchell Gutshall's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Gutshall is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gutshall include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Coronary Artery Disease

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
601 N Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Maya Salameh practices general internal medicine. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Salameh attended Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Salameh has received distinctions including American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Award, Yale University School of Medicine; Samuel D. Kushlan Junior Resident Award, Yale University School of Medicine; and Ewig Scholar Clinical Teaching Award, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Salameh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Salameh's professional affiliations include Frederick Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Rani Khalil Hasan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Rani Hasan works as an internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hasan include heart problems. Dr. Hasan honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: Phi Beta Kappa; Cancer Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health; and Henry Denison Strong Research Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2004 - 2005. Dr. Hasan is professionally affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Coronary Artery Disease

Specializes in Family Medicine
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard; Main Hospital Pathology Department
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Rohit Seem works as a family practitioner. Patients gave Dr. Seem an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diabetes, heart problems, and preventive care. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Seem graduated from Neta J. Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur.

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All Interests: Preventive Care, Heart Problems, Diabetes

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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.
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