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We found 32 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana Premier near Gladstone, MO.

Dr. Marina Nicolae Hannen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Marina Hannen is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Hannen's areas of expertise include the following: second opinions, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hannen takes. She attended the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Targu Mures and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Hannen is conversant in Romanian.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ventricular tachycardia, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial septal defect, heart failure, women's heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), coronary artery disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Atrial Fibrillation, Men's Health Issues, Renal Vascular Disease, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. W. Barr is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Barr has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). He is affiliated with Meritas Health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barr honors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Arrhythmias

Dr. Douglas John Willhoite, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Douglas Willhoite is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. His clinical interests include carotid artery disease, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Willhoite attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Duke University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Willhoite is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Aortic Valve Disease, Dizziness, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Michael Mulhern, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kevin Mulhern works as a cardiologist. These areas are among Dr. Mulhern's clinical interests: stress echo, consultative cardiology, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Mulhern is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial septal defect, heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, heart attack, mitral valve disease, congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Septal Defect, Stress Echo, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Dhanunjaya Reddy Lakkireddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1530 N Church Road
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Lakkireddy attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Dr. Lakkireddy's areas of expertise include syncope (fainting), ventricular tachycardia, and pacemaker. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lakkireddy is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Lakkireddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, supraventricular (atrial) arrhythmia, ventricular arrhythmia, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), coronary artery disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Research, Neuromuscular Disorders, Heart Problems, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Marion Ramza, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
5844 Nw Barry Road; Suite 230
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brian Ramza is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Kansas City, MO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ramza include ventricular tachycardia. He takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Dr. Ramza performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. His professional affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Laser Treatment, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin Perry Emert, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Martin Emert is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). The average patient rating for Dr. Emert is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Emert include heart attack, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Emert is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Via Christi Health, and The University of Kansas Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Emert attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for residency. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, supraventricular (atrial) arrhythmia, angina, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael W Farrar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Michael Farrar is a North Kansas City, MO physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Patients gave Dr. Farrar an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: heart valve disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and syncope (fainting). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Farrar is professionally affiliated with Meritas Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Dr. Mark A Wiley, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Mark Wiley's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Wiley attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Wiley include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and syncope (fainting). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatic heart disease, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, heart attack, mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial septal defect, heart failure, women's heart disease, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Men's Health Issues, Renal Vascular Disease, Dizziness, Women's Heart Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Lewis Rosamond, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1530 N Church Road
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Thomas Rosamond is a specialist in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosamond include rheumatic heart disease, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Rosamond accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Rosamond completed his residency training at Minneapolis VA Health Care System and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), rheumatic heart disease, heart problems, supraventricular (atrial) arrhythmia, heart valve disease, angina, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), coronary artery disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Men's Health Issues, Dizziness, Cardiomyopathy, Research, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Andrew Freeman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jonathan Freeman's specialty is adult cardiology. His clinical interests include second opinions, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Freeman attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. Dr. Freeman is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, heart attack, mitral valve disease, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Syncope, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan P Wimmer, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
5844 Nw Barry Road; Suite 230
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Alan Wimmer sees patients in Kansas City, MO. His medical specialty is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wimmer include ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Wimmer honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Wilford Hall Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Wimmer speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiological Study, Ventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. Dak R Burnett, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Dak Burnett works as an adult cardiologist. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Burnett include rheumatic heart disease, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Burnett has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Burnett is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), rheumatic heart disease, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, ventricular arrhythmia, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), aortic valve disease, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), coronary artery disease, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Stress Echo, Consultative Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven William Bormann, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5501 Nw 62nd Terr; Suite 201
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Steven Bormann's area of specialization is adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart attack, aortic valve disease, and atrial fibrillation. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Bormann is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Bormann trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, heart attack, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), aortic valve disease, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Supraventricular Tachycardia, Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Scott Chapman specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chapman include atrial fibrillation. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Dr. Chapman performed his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is affiliated with Meritas Health. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Stephen Gimple, who practices in North Kansas City, MO, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Gimple trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for residency. In his practice, Dr. Gimple focuses on heart valve disease. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Meritas Health. Dr. Gimple is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease

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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.