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We found 148 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept United Healthcare EPO near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Lori Lynn Vales Lay, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other, Nuclear Medicine
10 Union Square East; Suite 2a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lori Vales is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine. She works in New York, NY. Dr. Vales is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. These areas are among her clinical interests: heart failure, heart valve disease, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patients rated Dr. Vales highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Vales (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. Dr. Vales is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Failure, Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack, Peripheral Vascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Stefano Ravalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
51 West 51st Street; Suite 330
New York, NY
 

Dr. Stefano Ravalli is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Ravalli (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His areas of expertise include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive cardiology. Dr. Ravalli is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He is a graduate of Sapienza University of Rome and a graduate of Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ravalli has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Ravalli is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Consultation, Preventive Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Cholesterol ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jeffrey Stuart Berger, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
530 First Avenue, Department of Medicine; Cardiovascular Division
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Berger is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Berger attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: obesity, platelet disorders, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors and New York Rising Stars. Dr. Berger (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Lung Problems, Obesity, High Cholesterol, Platelet Disorders, Preventive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Gihan Jayasundera, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
550 1st Avenue; 14th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Timothy Jayasundera is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Jayasundera (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jayasundera include hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary angioplasty (PTCA), and angina. Dr. Jayasundera is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Jayasundera attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Aortic Stenosis, Cardiac Stress Testing, Hypertension, Heart Stent Placement, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
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    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.3 times the average?
  • Based on 308 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
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    100%
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  • Case Severity: 0.4 times the average?
  • Based on 308 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Dennis Arthur Goodman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
530 1st Avenue; Hcc, Suite 4f
New York, NY
 

Dr. Dennis Goodman is an adult cardiology specialist in New York, NY. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew. Dr. Goodman's areas of expertise include the following: stent placement (stenting), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and exercise stress test. He is affiliated with Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health. Dr. Goodman attended medical school at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Exercise Stress Test, Obesity, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony John Grieco, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
530 1st Avenue; Hcc Suite 7b
New York, NY
 

Dr. Anthony Grieco is an internist. His areas of expertise include type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and wrist fracture. He is in-network for United Healthcare Navigate, Healthfirst, and CHAMPVA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Grieco attended New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Dr. Grieco (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Incontinence, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
317 E 34th Street; 7th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alan Shah's specialty is adult cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include renal artery stenosis, atherosclerosis, and angina. He is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Shah's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah takes.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

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Dr. Herbert Alan Insel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
30 E 40th Street; Suite 1100
New York, NY
 

Dr. Herbert Insel is an adult cardiology specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Insel's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is especially interested in heart valve disease, exercise stress test, and atherosclerosis. He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Insel accepts. He is open to new patients. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Insel has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Insel (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Exercise Stress Test, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis

Dr. Kenneth R Krauss, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
38 E 32nd Street; 8th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Kenneth Krauss is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Krauss speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include rheumatic heart disease, heart valve disease, and atherosclerosis. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH) for residency. Dr. Krauss accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Syncope, Ultrasound, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jeffrey Alan Kohn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
635 Madison Avenue; 3rd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kohn practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Staten Island, NY and New York, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and heart failure. Dr. Kohn is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kohn studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He has received the following distinctions: NYU Medical Education Award and New York Rising Stars. Dr. Kohn (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Myocarditis, Chest Pain, Ultrasound, Hypertension, Heart Valve Problems, Heart Problems, Pacemaker ... (Read more)

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Dr. David Joel Engel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
51 West 51st Street; Suite 330
New York, NY
 

Dr. David Engel is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in New York, NY. Dr. Engel's areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), angina, and sports health. He takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Engel completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Engel's distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Engel is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Sports Health, Cardiac Stress Testing, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Cholesterol ... (Read more)

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Dr. Vidya Valada, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
800a Fifth Avenue; Suite 301
Ny, NY
 

Dr. Vidya Valada works as an internist. Dr. Valada graduated from Kilpauk Medical College and then she performed her residency at Coney Island Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Valada include obesity, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Valada honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Valada (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. She is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Weight Management, Diabetes, Obesity, High Cholesterol, Asthma

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Dr. William John Tenet, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
23-18 31 Street; Suite 200
Astoria, NY
 

Dr. William Tenet is an adult cardiologist in Manhasset, NY, Astoria, NY, and Bayside, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and heart failure. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Tenet honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before performing his residency at Booth Memorial Hospital, Dr. Tenet attended Sapienza University of Rome for medical school. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Tenet (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, Heart Failure, Syncope, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Roxana Mihaela Vartolomei, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
550 1st Avenue; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Roxana Vartolomei is an adult cardiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Vartolomei include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart tumor, and myocarditis. She accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Dr. Vartolomei performed her residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Vartolomei (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Vartolomei's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Valve Problems, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, Nuclear Scan, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
370 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ankur Shah's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. He is a graduate of Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and a graduate of Allegheny General Hospital's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include diabetes, heart failure, and exercise stress test. He is in-network for Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. His professional affiliations include New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Hypertension, Exercise Stress Test, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ira Cliff Schulman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
170 William Street; Suite 818
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ira Schulman is an adult cardiology specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Schulman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. His areas of expertise include renal artery stenosis, rheumatic heart disease, and heart tumor. Dr. Schulman's professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone at Trinity. Dr. Schulman graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.