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We found 6 pediatric cardiologists who accept Silver Compass HSA 2000 near Exton, PA.

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Dr. Marie Murphy Gleason, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Marie Gleason is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. She works in Abington, PA, Exton, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. She obtained her medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed her residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Gleason is especially interested in heart problems, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and electrocardiogram (EKG). She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Gleason is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Children's Health Care Associates, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Electrocardiogram, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Michael Paridon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Paridon is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Lancaster, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Exton, PA. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Texas Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His clinical interests encompass heart transplant, exercise physiology, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Paridon is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Exercise Physiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Transplant

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Adolescent Medicine
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Alexa Hogarty sees patients in Exton, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Her medical specialties are pediatric cardiology and adolescent medicine. Dr. Hogarty takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before performing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Hogarty attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Hogarty (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: German and French. Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease, High Cholesterol

Dr. Ramon Lee Vogel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. R. Vogel's specialty is pediatric cardiology. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Vogel trained at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Dr. Vogel is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Lancaster General Health, and Abington Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Electrophysiological Study

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Boris' medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Boris honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Top Doctor (Pediatric Cardiology); Main Line Today magazine; and US Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Keesler AFB, MS. Dr. Boris is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Anita Szwast is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Szwast obtained her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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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.