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We found 6 cardiologists who accept Medicare near Tecumseh, MI.

Dr. Thomas Mitcho Pappas, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. Thomas Pappas' medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Pappas's areas of expertise include the following: stress echo, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica. He accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Dr. Pappas performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. He is conversant in Greek.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Stress Echo, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, High ... (Read more)

Dr. John Peter Longabaugh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. J. Longabaugh is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Longabaugh include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He honors Medicare insurance. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Longabaugh completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He is affiliated with ProMedica.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Preventive Cardiology, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Maurice Daniel Jones, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. Maurice Jones practices adult cardiology. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital and ProMedica. Dr. Jones obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Anthony Vincent Songco, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. Anthony Songco specializes in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Songco is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is affiliated with ProMedica.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. Charles Gbur's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Gbur attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy St. Anne Hospital, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, and Mercy St. Charles Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 E. Pottawatamie Street
Tecumseh, MI
 

Dr. Carolyn Gbur's area of specialization is adult cardiology. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy St. Anne Hospital, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, and Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Dr. Gbur honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Gbur is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Ohio State University Medical Center.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.