We found 7 cardiologists who accept Coventry Open Access HMO near Garfield Heights, OH.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
627 Eastland Avenue Se; Suite 301
Warren, OH
 

Dr. Steven Ballas is a cardiologist. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Ballas is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
405 Niles Cortland Road Se
Warren, OH
 

Dr. Richard Weitzel practices adult cardiology. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weitzel takes. He is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2600 Elm Road Ne
Cortland, OH
 

Dr. Urwa Barakat is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Barakat honors Coventry, Coventry HSA, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1821 E Market Street
Warren, OH
 

Dr. Sudhakar Rao is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1700 E Market Street; Suite 101
Warren, OH
 

Dr. Vijay Behari is an adult cardiologist. He attended medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1753 E Market Street; Suite 1
Warren, OH
 

Dr. David Fredericka practices adult cardiology. Dr. Fredericka takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1353 E Market Street
Warren, OH
 

Dr. Fadi Naddour works as an adult cardiologist. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Naddour is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.