We found 10 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Dearborn, MI.

Dr. Mahir Darrar Elder, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2421 Monroe; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Mahir Elder's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He obtained his medical school training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. His clinical interests include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). Patients gave Dr. Elder an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Elder speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Peripheral Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Abedelrahim Ismail Asfour, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
15120 Michigan Avenue; Suite A
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Abedelrahim Asfour specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Flat Rock, MI, Trenton, MI, and Dearborn, MI. He graduated from the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: orthostatic hypotension, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. Patient ratings for Dr. Asfour average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Asfour takes Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Asfour (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Henry Ford Health System.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashish Gangasani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
6540 Park Avenue
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Ashish Gangasani's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gangasani studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Gangasani's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Gangasani (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Heart Failure, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Chattahi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
22060 Beech Street
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Chattahi's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Dearborn, MI and Brownstown, MI. His clinical interests include orthostatic hypotension, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. Dr. Chattahi takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Chattahi is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Hamid Sattar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6050 Greenfield; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Hamid Sattar works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Sattar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sattar include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Sattar attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sattar honors.

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All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tamam Mohamad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4700 Schaefer Road
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Tamam Mohamad is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Detroit, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Southfield, MI. Clinical interests for Dr. Mohamad include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Mohamad studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Mohamad's training includes a residency program at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and McLaren Health Care.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Peripheral Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tahir Ibrahim Mohamed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6050 Greenfield; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Tahir Mohamed's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Brownstown, MI. His areas of expertise include the following: intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. Dr. Mohamed is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is conversant in Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; #205
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Mohamad Kabbani's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Kabbani is conversant in Arabic. In his practice, Dr. Kabbani focuses on heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and coronary artery disease. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Garden City Hospital, and Botsford Hospital. Dr. Kabbani graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Amir K Kaki, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2421 Monroe Street; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Amir Kaki is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Detroit, MI, Warren, MI, and Dearborn, MI. He is a graduate of Ibero-American University (UNIBE). His residency was performed at Erlanger Health System and Arizona Health Sciences Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaki include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaki honors. Dr. Kaki (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and McLaren Health Care.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Cardiomyopathy, Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mohammed Salik S.A. Amanullah Jahania, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 102
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Mohammed Jahania is a specialist in cardiac surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery. Dr. Jahania (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi. Dr. Jahania's clinical interests include cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and carotid endarterectomy. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Garden City Hospital, and McLaren Health Care. Dr. Jahania obtained his medical school training at Sindh Medical College and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences and performed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jahania takes.

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All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Thoracic Problems, Sarcoidosis, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.