We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept MagnaCare near Mountain Lakes, NJ.

Dr. Guillermo A Cook, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
356 Route 46 E
Mountain Lakes, NJ
 

Dr. Guillermo Cook is a cardiologist. His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and heart failure. Dr. Cook's professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Lahey Clinic. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, women's heart disease

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Dr. Robert Li-Hsueh Wang, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
356 Route 46 E
Mountain Lakes, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Wang's specialty is cardiology (heart disease). Dr. Wang's areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and heart failure. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Wang's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure, women's heart disease

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Dr. Darshan P Godkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
65 Ridgedale Avenue
Cedar Knolls, NJ
 

Dr. Darshan Godkar works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Cedar Knolls, NJ, Newton, NJ, and Hackettstown, NJ. In addition to English, Dr. Godkar (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Godkar is especially interested in heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Newton Medical Center. His residency was performed at Coney Island Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Godkar an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure

Dr. Charles J Marotta, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
65 Ridgedale Avenue
Cedar Knolls, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Marotta's area of specialization is interventional cardiology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Marotta include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and heart failure. Dr. Marotta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Newton Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Marotta graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart valve disease, heart failure

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Dr. Paul D Derenzi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
415 Boulevard
Mountain Lakes, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Derenzi is an adult cardiology specialist in Mountain Lakes, NJ and Randolph, NJ. Dr. Derenzi is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Derenzi focuses on heart problems, angioplasty, and cardiac catheterization. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
415 Boulevard
Mountain Lake, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Blick sees patients in Mountain Lake, NJ, Mountain Lakes, NJ, and Randolph, NJ. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Blick's clinical interests: heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and women's heart disease. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blick accepts. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, women's heart disease

All Interests: Heart Valve Repair, Women's Heart Disease, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Failure

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
65 Ridgedale Avenue
Cedar Knolls, NJ
 

Dr. Sapan Talati's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Surat. For his residency, Dr. Talati trained at Beth Israel Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Talati include heart valve disease, angioplasty, and cardiac catheterization. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Talati (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Dr. Talati's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Newton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart valve disease

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Problems, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

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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.
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