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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 is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Bloomfield Hills, MI, West Bloomfield, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His areas of clinical interest consist of newborn care, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and fetal echocardiography. His professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and Beaumont, Troy Campus. Dr. Khouri honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. 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's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: 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 is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Prudential (PruCare), Cofinity, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. He attended National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Truccone (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian.

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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 specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Detroit, MI. In addition to English, Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Aggarwal is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and St. John Providence Health System. After completing medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College, he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Lok Nayak Hospital. Dr. Aggarwal honors Medicare insurance.

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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 is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Pironkova (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Bulgarian. She is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Garden City Hospital, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Dr. Pironkova's education and training includes medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency 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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