We found 4 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Dallas, PA.

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Dr. Karen Furlonge Lurito, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
114 Lt Michael Cleary Drive
Dallas, PA
 

Dr. Karen Lurito's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. She attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Clinical interests for Dr. Lurito include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), dizziness, and heart failure. Patients rated Dr. Lurito highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Lurito is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, heart palpitations

All Interests: Heart Problems, Syncope, Heart Palpitations, Obesity, Dizziness, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Avnit Golten, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
190 Welles Street; Suite 114
Forty Fort, PA
 

Dr. Avnit Golten practices pediatric cardiology. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Golten accepts. She trained at Long Island College Hospital for residency. Dr. Golten (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. She is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart palpitations

All Interests: Heart Palpitations, Dizziness, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Romero Villarosa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
114 Lt Michael Cleary Drive
Dallas, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Villarosa is a cardiologist in Wilkes Barre, PA, Tunkhannock, PA, and Dallas, PA. Dr. Villarosa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. Villarosa attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For his residency, Dr. Villarosa trained at a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University. Dr. Villarosa's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Villarosa honors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cancer

Dr. Eileen Marie Rattigan, MD
Specializes in Organ Transplantation, Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
114 Lt Michael Cleary Drive
Dallas, PA
 

Dr. Eileen Rattigan's specialties are organ transplantation, nuclear cardiology, and cardiology (heart disease). She practices in Wilkes Barre, PA, Dallas, PA, and Tunkhannock, PA. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rattigan accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , heart valve disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Valve Disease, Vascular Disease, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

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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.
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