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We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept United Healthcare near Canton, MI.

Dr. Samer Salka, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
7330 Canton Center; #109
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Samer Salka is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Salka is especially interested in heart problems, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Garden City Hospital. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salka takes. After completing medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Salka performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Endovascular Disease, Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 N. Haggerty Road; Suite 200
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Mohamad Kabbani is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and coronary artery disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Garden City Hospital, and Botsford Hospital. Dr. Kabbani is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Kabbani attended the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Mark Z Karabajakian, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
45250 Cherry Hill
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Mark Karabajakian practices adult cardiology. He attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Karabajakian's clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Karabajakian is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC).

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh Chander Gulati, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7330 Canton Center Road; Suite 111
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Rajesh Gulati is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Garden City, MI, Wayne, MI, and Canton, MI. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gulati accepts. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary artery disease

All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
2050 Haggerty Road; Suite 200
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Suzan Beydoun's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Beydoun's areas of expertise consist of diabetes management, heart problems, and preventive care. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. She is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Preventive Care, Heart Problems

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Specializes in Family Medicine
7330 N Canton Center Road; Suite 111
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Douglas Grucz's medical specialty is family medicine. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. Dr. Grucz takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and performed his residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center.

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All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes Management, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Eduardo Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7330 Canton Center Road; Suite 109
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Eduardo Garcia specializes in adult cardiology. He is conversant in Spanish. He has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and pacemaker. Dr. Garcia's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, St. John Providence Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. He obtained his medical school training at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Heart Problems, Pacemaker, Arrhythmias

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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.