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We found 5 pediatric cardiologists who accept Aetna Leap Diabetes near Chalfont, PA.

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Dr. Paul Edward Farrell Jr., MD, MBA
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA
 

Dr. Paul Farrell's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Abington Health. Before completing his residency at National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Farrell attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Farrell is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Fetal Echocardiography, Outpatient Care

Dr. Ramon Lee Vogel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA
 

Dr. R. Vogel is a pediatric cardiologist in Philadelphia, PA, Exton, PA, and Chalfont, PA. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Lancaster General Health, and Abington Health. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a graduate of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's residency program. Dr. Vogel takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Paul Stephens Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA
 

Dr. Paul Stephens' area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. He is especially interested in exercise physiology. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Abington Health. Before completing his residency at Eugene Talmadge Memorial Hospital, Dr. Stephens attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Stephens honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Exercise Physiology

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Boris is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Boris is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Boris attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Boris takes. His distinctions include: Top Doctor (Pediatric Cardiology); Main Line Today magazine; and US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Keesler AFB, MS.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
500 W. Butler Avenue
Chalfont, PA
 

Dr. Maully Shah's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Shah attended Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College for medical school. She takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Ablation, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Lead ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.