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

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

Dr. Priya Sekar is a Baltimore, MD physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. Before completing her residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Dr. Sekar attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sekar include heart problems. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sekar (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Tamil. She is affiliated with Greater Baltimore Medical Center, MedStar Health, and Howard County General Hospital. Dr. Sekar is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3333 N. Calvert Street; Suite 500
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Goldscher is an adult cardiologist in Baltimore, MD. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Goldscher's areas of expertise include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His hospital/clinic affiliations include MedStar Medical Group and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Dr. Goldscher takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. David Peichert's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patients gave Dr. Peichert an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, preventive cardiology, and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and MedStar Medical Group. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Peichert's office for an appointment. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network.

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All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

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

Dr. Mitchell Gutshall specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Gutshall has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Before performing his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, Dr. Gutshall attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Gutshall speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore).

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Relevant Interests: , coronary artery disease

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

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

Dr. Rani Hasan's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hasan include heart problems. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Hasan performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Hasan has received include Phi Beta Kappa; Cancer Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health; and Henry Denison Strong Research Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2004 - 2005. His professional affiliations include Frederick Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Maya Salameh works as an internist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Frederick Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Salameh accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She has received the following distinctions: 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 Spanish and French.

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

Dr. Rohit Seem practices family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Seem average 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes, heart problems, and preventive care. Dr. Seem honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of Neta J. Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur. Dr. Seem is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. He is open to new patients.

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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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