We found 23 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Coventry Silver near Lakewood, OH.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
20455 Lorain Avenue; 2nd Floor
Fairview Park, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Lahorra's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lahorra include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and mitral valve prolapse. Dr. Lahorra honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors. Dr. Lahorra is affiliated with Fairview Hospital and MetroHealth.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, mitral stenosis, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Aortic Valve Surgery, Lung Resection, Mitral Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. R. Thomas Thomas Temes, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
20455 Lorain Road #301; West Valley Medical Building
Fairview Park, OH
 

Dr. Roy Temes' area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and achalasia. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Temes takes. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Temes (or staff) is conversant in Hungarian and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, pericarditis

All Interests: Achalasia, Bronchoscopy, Esophagus Problems, Wedge Resection, Heart Problems, Heller Myotomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rami Akhrass, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Rami Akhrass is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH, Willoughby, OH, and Mayfield Heights, OH. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pacemaker implantation, aorta surgery, and thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital, West Hospital, and South Pointe Hospital. Dr. Akhrass is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Akhrass studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors. He speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Maze Procedure, Heart Valve Surgery, Heart Problems, Pacemaker Implantation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
14519 Detroit Avenue; Mail Code Lw10
Lakewood, OH
 

Dr. Albert Chan is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chan takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He is professionally affiliated with Fisher-Titus Medical Center and Richard E. Jacobs Health Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease, heart failure

All Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Gosta Pettersson's area of specialization is cardiothoracic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Gothenburg, The Sahlgrenska Academy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pettersson include rheumatic heart disease, pericarditis, and atrial fibrillation. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Bruce Hubbard Stewart Memorial Award for Humanistic Medicine, Cleveland Clinic; Honorary Member, Finnish Surgical Society; and Honorary Member, Lithuanian Thoracic Surgery Society. In addition to English, Dr. Pettersson (or staff) speaks Swedish, Norwegian, and French. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, pericarditis, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, tricuspid stenosis, endocarditis, tricuspid regurgitation, mitral stenosis, cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, infective endocarditis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), congenital heart disease, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, angina, heart cancer, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, congenital valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
20455 Lorain Road; Second Floor
Fairview Park, OH
 

Dr. Andrew Sakiewicz is a Fairview Park, OH physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Sakiewicz's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He has a special interest in heart problems, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Sakiewicz is conversant in German.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart valve disease

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
20455 Lorain Road; Second Floor
Fairview Park, OH
 

Dr. E. Nukta is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Fairview Park, OH and Avon, OH. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) insertion, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Nukta is affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center. Dr. Nukta honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Nukta include: Teacher of the Year Award; Physician of the Year; and years of service.

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Relevant Interests: , angina, heart attack, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Iliac Artery Aneurysm, Clinical Trials, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Santoscoy is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He works in Cleveland, OH, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Garfield Heights, OH. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cleveland Clinic. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Dr. Santoscoy is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Euclid Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Marymount Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart valve disease, mitral stenosis, pericarditis, congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Pericarditis, Syncope, ... (Read more)

Dr. Inderjit S Gill, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Inderjit Gill's medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Gill (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. These areas are among Dr. Gill's clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, aortic disease, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is professionally affiliated with Fairview Hospital and MetroHealth. Dr. Gill graduated from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. Patient ratings for Dr. Gill average 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gill honors.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial septal defect, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, mitral stenosis, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, Atrial Septal Defect, Mitral Stenosis, Repeat Coronary ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Chuanchau Jou works as a pediatric cardiologist in Cleveland, OH. He has a special interest in heart problems. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jou takes. Dr. Jou's education and training includes medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and Fairview Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
20455 Lorain Road; Mail Code Wv-2
Fairview Park, OH
 

Dr. Mark Angel is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in Willoughby, OH, Fairview Park, OH, and Avon, OH. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Angel's areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and rheumatic heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , aortic valve regurgitation, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, mitral stenosis, angina, heart attack, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), coronary artery disease

All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Mitral Stenosis, Mitral ... (Read more)

Dr. John McBarron Hodgson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. John Hodgson is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Cleveland, OH. In addition to English, Dr. Hodgson speaks German. His clinical interests encompass heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with MetroHealth. Dr. Hodgson studied medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for his residency. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hodgson honors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Mark Botham is a thoracic surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, mitral stenosis, and atrial fibrillation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Botham attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Botham is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart valve disease, mitral stenosis, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Heart Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Heart Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamad Amer Alaiti, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
18101 Lorain Avenue; Department of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Mohamad Alaiti's specialty is cardiology (heart disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems, cardiac catheterization, and cardiac imaging. Dr. Alaiti honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Fairview Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH).

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Department of Cardiology; F-15
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Wael Jaber practices adult cardiology. He is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Jaber's clinical interests: pulmonary valve disease, mitral valve prolapse, and rheumatic heart disease. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. His education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Jaber (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Sign Language.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary valve disease, rheumatic heart disease, mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, heart attack, atrial septal defect, endocarditis, mitral stenosis, aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), congenital valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart valve infection, tricuspid valve disease

All Interests: Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Hypertension, Congenital Valve Disease, Ischemic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Nuclear Medicine - gb-3
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Manuel Cerqueira practices nuclear medicine. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Cerqueira's medical residency was performed at Bellevue Hospital Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems, cardiac imaging, and stress testing. Dr. Cerqueira honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cerqueira include: Cleveland Super Doctors; "Best Doctors in America," U.S.News & World Report; and Bertram M. Gesner Memorial Award for Research in Immunology, New York University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Euclid Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Nuclear Exercise Stress Test, Heart Problems, Cardiac Imaging, Stress Testing, Nuclear Scan

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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.