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We found 6 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Aetna HSA near Plainsboro, NJ.

Dr. Michael Patrick Riley, PhD, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
5 Plainsboro Road; Medical Arts Pavilion, Suite 360
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Riley specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Riley include dizziness, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), and electrocardiogram (EKG). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received the following distinction: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012. Dr. Riley is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ventricular tachycardia, heart palpitations, bradycardia (very slow heart rate)

All Interests: Dizziness, Cardiac Ablation, Electrophysiological Study, Bradycardia, Syncope, Ventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. Cheryl C Kurer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
101 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Cheryl Kurer's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. These areas are among her clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and syncope (fainting). Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Kurer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kurer graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. She has received the distinction of Top Doctors NY Metropolitan Area.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Syncope, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Heart Problems, Pacemaker, Arrhythmias

Dr. Sumekala Nadaraj, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
101 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Sumekala Nadaraj's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Nadaraj's clinical interests include doppler echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, and congenital heart disease. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Princeton HealthCare System. After attending Coimbatore Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at St. Vincent's Hospital, Staten Island and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nadaraj honors. She has received the following distinctions: Outstanding Pediatric Intern and Stephen Auster Fellowship Award.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Doppler Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Epidemiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish Mohan Sehdev, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
5 Plainsboro Road, Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine; Medical Arts Pavilion
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Harish Sehdev practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Sehdev's areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Sehdev has received include Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Blood Tests, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Myriam A J Mondestin-Sorrentino, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
5 Plainsboro Road; Suite 180
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Myriam Mondestin-Sorrentino practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology. In addition to English, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino (or staff) speaks Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. Clinical interests for Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino include high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System. Before completing Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's average rating from Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Lisa D Levine, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 Plainsboro Road; Suite 180
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Lisa Levine practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and general obstetrics & gynecology. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Levine's training includes residency programs at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include amniocentesis, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. Dr. Levine accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Miscarriages, Labor and Delivery, ... (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.