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We found 16 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Aetna PPO near Southfield, MI.

Dr. Richard Alan Humes II, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1000 West University
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Richard Humes is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Detroit, MI, Flint, MI, and Clinton Township, MI. Dr. Humes has a special interest in newborn care, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Children's Hospital of Michigan, and Hurley Medical Center. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease, Newborn Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamal A Zarghami, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
22250 Providence Drive; Suite #705
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Jamal Zarghami is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Zarghami graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Providence Hospital. His clinical interests include heart problems, holter monitoring, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Persian. Dr. Zarghami is affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Holter Monitoring, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christian Eugenio Machado, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
22250 Providence Drive; Suite #705
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Christian Machado's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Machado has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is professionally affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Machado takes. After attending CETEC University School of Medicine and Santo Domingo Institute of Technology for medical school, he completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Wassim Elias Nona, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
22250 Providence Drive; Suite 705
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Wassim Nona works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He has a special interest in heart problems, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and heart surgery. Dr. Nona is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nona completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Nona (or staff) speaks Chaldean Neo-Aramaic and Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Heart Surgery, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Luis Nino, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
30055 Northwestern Highway; Suite 220
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Charles Nino sees patients in Novi, MI and Farmington, MI. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Nino's medical residency was performed at Beaumont Hospitals. His clinical interests include stent placement (stenting), heart problems, and angioplasty. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Nino is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Angioplasty

Dr. Shukri Wadi David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
22250 Providence Drive; Suite #705
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Shukri David is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. David is especially interested in heart problems, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. David completed a residency program at Providence Hospital. Dr. David has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. David is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hypertension, Heart Problems

Dr. Mahir Darrar Elder, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
15565 Northland Drive; Suite 108e
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Mahir Elder practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology in Detroit, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Southfield, MI. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Elder include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). Dr. Elder accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Elder speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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

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

Dr. Gary Richard Goodman, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1030 Harrington Boulevard; Suite #203
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Gary Goodman specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery and practices in Southfield, MI, Detroit, MI, and Mount Clemens, MI. These areas are among Dr. Goodman's clinical interests: implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), valvuloplasty, and pacemaker. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Goodman attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and Garden City Hospital.

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

All Interests: Heart Valve Repair, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hassan M Ismail, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
15565 Northland Drive; Suite 108e
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. H. Ismail's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Flint, MI, Detroit, MI, and Dearborn, MI. Dr. Ismail's areas of clinical interest consist of intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), cardiac catheterization, and carotid artery stenting. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), McLaren Health Care, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Carotid Artery Stenting, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Hamid Sattar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
25130 Southfield Road; Suite 230 and 150
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Hamid Sattar is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sattar include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Sattar obtained his medical school training at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Sattar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Sattar's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, myocarditis, supraventricular (atrial) arrhythmia, pericarditis, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial septal defect, endocarditis, women's heart disease, mitral stenosis, bacterial endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), congenital heart disease, bicuspid aortic valve disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, heart block, angina, valvular stenosis, atrial flutter, heart failure, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), coronary artery disease, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, tricuspid valve disease

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

Dr. Juan C Rojas, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
14049 13 Mile Road; Suite 1
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Juan Rojas' medical specialty is adult cardiology. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Rojas's areas of expertise include cholesterol screening, heart failure, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He attended medical school at National University of Asunción Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Rojas honors Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

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

Dr. Amir K Kaki, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
15565 Northland Drive; Suite 108e
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Amir Kaki practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology in Detroit, MI, Warren, MI, and Dearborn, MI. Dr. Kaki (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Kaki include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and McLaren Health Care. Dr. Kaki attended Ibero-American University (UNIBE) for medical school and subsequently trained at Erlanger Health System and Arizona Health Sciences Center for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaki accepts.

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

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

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Dr. Tamam Mohamad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
15565 Northland Drive; Suite 108e
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Tamam Mohamad is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Detroit, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Southfield, MI. Dr. Mohamad's areas of expertise include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and McLaren Health Care. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University's residency program. Dr. Mohamad has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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

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

Dr. Salwan Paul Anton, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10415 Grand River
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Salwan Anton's specialty is adult cardiology. He studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, holter monitoring, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). Patient ratings for Dr. Anton average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. His professional affiliations include Garden City Hospital, Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Preventive Cardiology, Holter Monitoring, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Omar Ali, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21800 W 7 Mile Road
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Omar Ali specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Brownstown, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Detroit, MI. His clinical interests include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), coronary angiogram, and orthostatic hypotension. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ali graduated from the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Ali trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ali speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, heart failure, bacterial endocarditis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, congenital heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Z Karabajakian, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
26222 Telegraph Road; Suite 100
Southfield, MI
 

Dr. Mark Karabajakian specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Milford, MI, Novi, MI, and Canton, MI. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Karabajakian is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC). He takes Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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)

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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.