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We found 5 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1000 near Berlin, NJ.

Dr. Raghunandan Dudda Dudda Subramanya, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2309 Evesham Road; Vmg Cardiology Office
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Raghunandan Subramanya practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Voorhees, NJ. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, renal artery stenosis, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Subramanya is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He is a graduate of M.S. Ramaiah Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Peripheral ... (Read more)

Dr. David A O Neil, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
443 Laurel Oak Drive; Suite 130
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. David O'Neil is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, rheumatic heart disease, and dobutamine stress echo. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital. Dr. O'Neil takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. O'Neil attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Septal Defect, Endocarditis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
160 S White Horse Pike
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Hassman's areas of specialization are family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adolescent medicine; he sees patients in Berlin, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Hassman include warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hassman completed a residency program at Parkview Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
175 Cross Keys Road; #300a
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Mauriello practices family medicine. Patients rated Dr. Mauriello highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include warts, thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mauriello studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
175 Cross Keys Road
Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Chris Colopinto practices family medicine in Camden, NJ and Berlin, NJ. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Colopinto include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Colopinto is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.