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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. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Khouri's areas of expertise consist of newborn care, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and fetal echocardiography. He is affiliated with Garden City Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Khouri's medical residency was performed at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khouri accepts.

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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. Dr. Truccone graduated from National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and then he 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. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Truccone include heart problems and newborn care. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Truccone accepts Prudential (PruCare), Cofinity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Truccone (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. His professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and Beaumont, Royal Oak Campus.

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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 medical specialist in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Pironkova is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Garden City Hospital, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. After completing medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she performed her residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Pironkova (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Bulgarian.

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

Dr. Sanjeev Aggarwal is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Detroit, MI. In addition to English, Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Aggarwal graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College. His residency was performed at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Lok Nayak Hospital. Dr. Aggarwal is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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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