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We found 8 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Oxford, OH.

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Dr. John Stanley Held, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
110 Poplar Street
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. John Held, who practices in Cincinnati, OH, Oxford, OH, and Fairfield, OH, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His education and training includes medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Held takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital.

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Dr. Lester Ellis Suna, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
110 Poplar Street
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Lester Suna works as a cardiologist. Dr. Suna's professional affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Mark M Kirkham, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
110 Poplar Street
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Mark Kirkham is a specialist in adult cardiology. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kirkham is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital.

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Dr. David Gerard Babbitt, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
110 Poplar Street
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. David Babbitt is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Babbitt's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Faisal Khan is a specialist in adult cardiology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Khan honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Lytle works as an adult cardiologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Lytle average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Lytle is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Sateesh Kesari is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Prasanth Lingam works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Hamilton, OH and Oxford, OH. Dr. Lingam is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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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.