We found 4 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Coventry Open Access HMO near Montoursville, PA.

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Dr. Avnit Golten, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
780 Broad Street
Montoursville, PA
 

Dr. Avnit Golten practices pediatric cardiology in Danville, PA, Forty Fort, PA, and Bradford, PA. Dr. Golten (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Geisinger. Her medical residency was performed at Long Island College Hospital. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Golten honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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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. William Barrett Haynos, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
780 Broad Street
Montoursville, PA
 

Dr. William Haynos practices cardiology (heart disease). He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Haynos's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Haynos is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Dr. David Martin Connuck, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
780 Broad Street
Montoursville, PA
 

Dr. David Connuck is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Connuck is especially interested in cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, and CT scan. He is affiliated with Geisinger. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Connuck attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Connuck (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Imaging Procedures, Heart Problems, CT Scan, Congenital Heart Disease, Muscular ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Anthony Mangano, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
204 Curtin Street
South Williamsport, PA
 

Dr. Robert Mangano's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Mangano takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Nutrition Issues, Genetic Issues, Congenital Heart Disease, ... (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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