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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 is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Held attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Held honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

Dr. Lester Suna practices adult cardiology in Oxford, OH, Cincinnati, OH, and Fairfield, OH. He is professionally affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital. Dr. Suna is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Mark Kirkham works as a cardiologist in Cincinnati, OH, Fairfield, OH, and Oxford, OH. He studied medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Kirkham's medical residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally 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's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Babbitt's professional 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 an adult cardiology specialist in Oxford, OH, Fairfield, OH, and Hamilton, OH. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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

Dr. Patrick Lytle sees patients in Hamilton, OH, Oxford, OH, and Fairfield, OH. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Lytle average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lytle honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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

Dr. Sateesh Kesari's specialty is adult cardiology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

Dr. Prasanth Lingam sees patients in Hamilton, OH and Oxford, OH. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Lingam attended medical school 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.