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We found 9 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Viant near Wading River, NY.

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Dr. Steven J Lederman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Steven Lederman is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Riverhead, NY, Hampton Bays, NY, and Southampton, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Lederman is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Winthrop-University Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Syncope, Research, Heart Valve Disease, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Tests, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    99.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
  • Based on 250 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.2 times the average?
  • Based on 239 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Emanuel Demetrios Chryssos, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
 

Dr. Emanuel Chryssos is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in East Setauket, NY and Smithtown, NY. His areas of expertise include heart valve disease, angina, and heart attack. He accepts several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Chryssos attended St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Chryssos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Greek. His professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Syncope, Heart Valve Disease, Tests, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

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Dr. Prateek Vinod Dalal, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Rt 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Prateek Dalal, who practices in Riverhead, NY, Wading River, NY, and Southampton, NY, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal artery stenosis, heart valve disease, and angina. Dr. Dalal is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. He welcomes new patients. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, Dr. Dalal completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Dalal (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Patrick Paul Valentino, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Patrick Valentino's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Before performing his residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Valentino attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. These areas are among Dr. Valentino's clinical interests: renal artery stenosis, enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP), and heart failure. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. Dr. Valentino (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Polish. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Valentino's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Heart Valve Surgery, Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Rajoo Chittaranjan Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Rajoo Patel is a cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Gujarati. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include renal artery stenosis, heart failure, and heart valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. He graduated from Medical College Baroda. Dr. Patel's medical residency was performed at Jacobi Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Bibiana Dudra Stephen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Bibiana Stephen is a cardiologist in Riverhead, NY, Hampton Bays, NY, and Southampton, NY. Dr. Stephen (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. These areas are among her clinical interests: renal vascular disease, heart failure, and heart valve disease. Her professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital. For her residency, Dr. Stephen trained at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Stephen takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Peripheral Vascular ... (Read more)

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Dr. Miguel Luis Blanco, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Miguel Blanco, who practices in Riverhead, NY, Southampton, NY, and Wading River, NY, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Blanco's clinical interests: heart failure, heart valve disease, and angina. He accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Blanco's medical residency was performed at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Blanco (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Polish. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Babu Easow, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Rt 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Babu Easow is an adult cardiology specialist in Riverhead, NY, Southampton, NY, and Wading River, NY. Dr. Easow attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College. His residency was performed at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Easow include renal artery stenosis, heart failure, and heart valve disease. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more. Dr. Easow (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Easow is affiliated with Huntington Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Easow's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Andrew Sadlofsky, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
745 Route 25a; Suite F
Rocky Point, NY
 

Dr. Jason Sadlofsky's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Sadlofsky's areas of expertise include renal vascular disease, heart failure, and heart valve disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. After attending New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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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.