We found 10 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Fidelis near Paramus, NJ.

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Dr. Emile A Bacha, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
703 Main Street; Patterson Office
Patterson, NJ
 

Dr. Emile Bacha specializes in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery. Dr. Bacha (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, German, and French. He is especially interested in congenital heart disease and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Bacha is affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, ColumbiaDoctors, and St. Joseph's Health System. Dr. Bacha attended medical school at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received distinctions including New York Super Doctors; 2015-2016: New York Magazine's Top Doctors; and Finalist, Young Investigators Award, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Bacha has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Lung Problems, Heart Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

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Dr. Paul Jubeong Chai, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
703 Main Street; Patterson Office
Patterson, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Chai is a specialist in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Chai attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chai include: One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Chai is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Lung Problems, Heart Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Gabriele Di Luozzo, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
20 Prospect Avenue; Suite 406
Hackensack, NJ
 

Dr. Gabriele Diluozzo is a cardiac surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Diluozzo include aortic valve replacement, aortic aneurysm, and bacterial endocarditis. He accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Diluozzo attended Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Diluozzo has received the distinction of Resident Teaching Award Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Diluozzo (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, bacterial endocarditis, aortic stenosis

All Interests: Heart Valve Replacement, Bacterial Endocarditis, Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Dissection, Abdominal ... (Read more)

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Dr. Zvi S Marans, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
205 Robin Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Zvi Marans works as a pediatric cardiologist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Marans's areas of expertise include fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Marans (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Marans's hospital/clinic affiliations include Valley Health System, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. David Howard Brick, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ
 

Dr. David Brick's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. Before completing his residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Dr. Brick attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brick include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), rheumatic heart disease, and heart tumor. Dr. Brick's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Brick (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), atrial septal defect, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart tumor, heart failure, heart valve disease, ventricular tachycardia, aortic valve disease, coronary artery disease, heart valve problems

All Interests: Heart Valve Problems, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Arteriovenous Malformation, Arrhythmias, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. David Elias Solowiejczyk, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
205 Robin Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. David Solowiejczyk is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Solowiejczyk (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Solowiejczyk include congenital heart disease and echocardiogram (echo). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Valley Health System, ColumbiaDoctors, and Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York for residency. Dr. Solowiejczyk is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Solowiejczyk has received include Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors and One of America's Top Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease

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Dr. Atul Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
222 Cedar Lane; Suite 309
Teaneck, NJ
 

Dr. Atul Sharma is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, coronary angiogram, and cardiac risk reduction. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma takes. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Russian, and Hindi. Dr. Sharma's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart valve disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiac Stress Testing, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Young Sun Diane Diane Rhee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
205 Robin Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Young Sun Rhee practices pediatric cardiology. Dr. Rhee's education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and residency at Jacobi Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. Her clinical interests encompass fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rhee speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Valley Health System, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease

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Dr. Howard David Apfel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
205 Robin Road
Paramus, NJ
 

Dr. Howard Apfel's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Apfel (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He has a special interest in fetal echocardiography and congenital heart disease. Dr. Apfel is professionally affiliated with Valley Health System, ColumbiaDoctors, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Schneider Children's Hospital. Dr. Apfel accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors; McGraw-Hill Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement; and Lange Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Atul Bansilal Chokshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6515 Blvd East
West New York, NJ
 

Dr. Atul Chokshi's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Chokshi (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and French. Dr. Chokshi's areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery disease, and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and Interfaith Medical Center. He attended medical school at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chokshi honors.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Angiogram, Interventional Pulmonology, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Catheterization, Cardiac ... (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.
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