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We found 8 pediatric cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near King of Prussia, PA.

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Dr. Marie Murphy Gleason, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, 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
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, 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

Dr. Jeanne Marie Baffa, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
599 Arcola Road
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Jeanne Baffa's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Baffa's professional affiliations include Beebe Healthcare, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Union Hospital Health System. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baffa accepts. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Baffa attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for residency.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Stanford Ewing is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ewing include echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Ewing is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ewing accepts. Before completing his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Ewing attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Fetal Echocardiography, Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Transthoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramon Lee Vogel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, 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
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, 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
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, 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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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Mohamed Seliem specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Philadelphia, PA and King of Prussia, PA. Dr. Seliem is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Seliem completed Dr. Seliem's residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Seliem is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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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.