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We found 5 pediatric cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Saint Paul, MN.

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Dr. David Alan Burton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
347 N Smith Avenue; Suite 603
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. David Burton is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Burton has received the following distinctions: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Regions Hospital, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building, and Children's Heart Clinic (CHC). Dr. Burton is open to new patients.

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Dr. Charles Michael Baker, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
225 Smith Avenue N; Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Charles Baker is a specialist in pediatric cardiology and interventional cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Regions Hospital, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building, and Children's Heart Clinic (CHC). Dr. Baker takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Baker attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Baker include: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors.

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Dr. Barbara Kelly Gleason Gleason, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
347 N Smith Avenue; Suite 603
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Barbara Han is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. She is professionally affiliated with Regions Hospital, Minneapolis Heart Institute, and Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. Han obtained her medical school training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. David Bryan Gremmels, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
347 N Smith Avenue; Suite 603
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. David Gremmels is a pediatric cardiologist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Regions Hospital, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building, and Children's Heart Clinic (CHC). Dr. Gremmels accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Gremmels's residency was performed at The Children's Hospital, Denver. His distinctions include: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors.

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Dr. Kirsten Bourke B Dummer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
347 N Smith Avenue; Suite 603
St Paul, MN
 

Dr. Kirsten Dummer is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Dummer is professionally affiliated with Regions Hospital, Minneapolis Heart Institute, and Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center.

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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.