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We found 7 cardiologists who accept HIP Medicare near Putnam Valley, NY.

Dr. Frank Basil Dorsa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Frank Dorsa practices adult cardiology. Dr. Dorsa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. His professional affiliations include Westchester Medical Center, Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare), and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Dorsa graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Craig David Hametz, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Craig Hametz is a specialist in adult cardiology. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Hametz include cardiac imaging. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Hametz has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Hametz (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Japanese. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Ultrasound, Cardiac Imaging

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Patrick Thomas is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Thomas include rheumatic heart disease, exercise stress test, and dilated cardiomyopathy. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Thomas takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thomas graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Valve Problems, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Exercise Stress Test, Cardiac ... (Read more)

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Dr. Alan Howard Slater, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Alan Slater's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Cortlandt Manor, NY, Putnam Valley, NY, and Cortlandt, NY. His areas of expertise include exercise stress test, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is professionally affiliated with Westchester Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Slater graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Exercise Stress Test, Heart Failure, Syncope, Chest Pain, Heart Attack, Coronary ... (Read more)

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Dr. Glenn Steven Hamroff, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Glenn Hamroff is a specialist in adult cardiology. Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hamroff takes. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Hamroff speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Hudson Valley Hospital Center, and Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Howard Tarkin is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Cortlandt Manor, NY, Cortlandt, NY, and Pawling, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and myocarditis. He accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Tarkin graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Westchester Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Valve Problems, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Nuclear Scan, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ricardo Esquitin, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
11 Peekskill Hollow Road
Putnam Valley, NY
 

Dr. Ricardo Esquitin is an adult cardiology specialist. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before performing his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Dr. Esquitin attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Esquitin is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.