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We found 9 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Humana ChoiceCare PPO near Lees Summit, MO.

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Dr. Andrew Ching-Hui Kao, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Andrew Kao is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Kao has a special interest in advanced heart failure and transplant procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Kao graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Advanced Heart Failure

Dr. Deepa Cheerag Upadhyaya, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Deepa Upadhyaya's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Her areas of expertise include the following: congenital heart disease and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Upadhyaya is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. After completing medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University, she performed her residency at Cleveland Clinic Florida and UH Case Medical Center. She is affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Bethany Anne Austin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Bethany Austin is a specialist in adult cardiology. After completing medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. In Dr. Austin's practice, she is particularly interested in advanced heart failure and echocardiogram (echo). She honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Austin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Advanced Heart Failure

Dr. Taiyeb M Khumri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Taiyeb Khumri specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Khumri's areas of clinical interest consist of advanced heart failure, transplant procedures, and echocardiogram (echo). He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Pramukh Swami Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Khumri (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Echocardiogram, Advanced Heart Failure

Dr. David G Skolnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. David Skolnick's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO. Dr. Skolnick's clinical interests include echocardiogram (echo). Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Skolnick takes. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Skolnick has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Adnan K Chhatriwalla, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Adnan Chhatriwalla, who practices in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO, is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Chhatriwalla include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and coronary artery disease. Dr. Chhatriwalla's professional affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Chhatriwalla trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Chhatriwalla takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary artery disease

All Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Laura Marie Schmidt, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Laura Schmidt's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Schmidt's areas of expertise include congenital heart disease and peripheral vascular disease. She honors Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease

Dr. John Kenneth N Ngochua Lee, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. John Lee is a cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. In his practice, Dr. Lee focuses on heart failure and autonomic disorders (dysautonomia). Dr. Lee honors Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. He attended the University of the Philippines College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Autonomic Disorders, Heart Failure

Dr. Sanjaya Kumar Gupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
20 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Sanjaya Gupta is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Lees Summit, MO and Kansas City, MO. Dr. Gupta has a special interest in ventricular tachycardia. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Gupta (or staff) speaks French and Hindi.

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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)

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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.