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Dr. Hanna Michel (MD) Khouri MD, El
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 205
Dearborn, MI
(313) 271-3566

Dr. Hanna Khouri practices pediatric cardiology in Bloomfield Hills, MI, West Bloomfield, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His areas of expertise include newborn care, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and fetal echocardiography. His professional affiliations include Garden City Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Dr. Khouri honors Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before completing his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Dr. Khouri attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Accepts patients who refuse blood/blood products, Echocardiography, Pediatric Congenital Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Nestor J Truccone MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 205
Dearborn, MI
(313) 271-3566

Dr. Nestor Truccone is a pediatric cardiology specialist. Dr. Truccone (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems and newborn care. Dr. Truccone's hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and Beaumont, Royal Oak Campus. Dr. Truccone obtained his medical school training at National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Prudential (PruCare), Cofinity, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Baby Care, Cardiology, Cardiology - Pediatric, Child Care, Heart - Pediatric, Kids, Newborn Care, ... (Read more)

Sanjeev Aggarwal MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI
(313) 916-9106; (313) 966-5051

Dr. Sanjeev Aggarwal is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. Dr. Aggarwal completed his residency training at Metropolitan Hospital, Children's Hospital of Michigan, and Lok Nayak Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Hurley Medical Center, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Dr. Rossitza Prokopieva Pironkova MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology (Heart Rhythm)
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 205
Dearborn, MI
(313) 271-3566

Dr. Rossitza Pironkova, who practices in Dearborn, MI and Bloomfield Hills, MI, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Pironkova (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Bulgarian. She is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Garden City Hospital, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Dr. Pironkova studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For her professional training, Dr. Pironkova completed a residency program at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI
(313) 916-9106

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.
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