We found 6 providers with an interest in depression and who accept HealthSpring near Philadelphia, PA.

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Dr. Kelly Anne Anne Spratt, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
51 North 39th Street; Phi, Suite 2c
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kelly Spratt's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Spratt include consultative cardiology, cardiac risk reduction, and depression. She is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Spratt attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital, Frankford Hospital, and Graduate Hospital. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Spratt is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Cardiac Stress Testing, Consultative Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Hansie Marie Mathelier, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
51 N. 39th Street; Heart & Vascular Pavilion, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Hansie Mathelier's area of specialization is cardiology (heart disease). Her clinical interests include obesity, consultative cardiology, and heart problems. She is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Mathelier is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mathelier attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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All Interests: Depression, Amyloidosis, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Obesity, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Dominic A Marchiano, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
800 Walnut Street; 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dominic Marchiano's specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Marchiano's areas of expertise include the following: high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and thyroid problems. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Marchiano's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Miscarriage, Blood Tests, Labor ... (Read more)

Dr. Veronica A Covalesky, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1703 S Broad Street; Suite 300
Phila, PA
 

Dr. Veronica Covalesky's area of specialization is adult cardiology. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Covalesky trained at Hahnemann University Hospital. These areas are among her clinical interests: rheumatic heart disease, depression, and exercise stress test. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joyce W Wald, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; East Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joyce Wald is an adult cardiology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. She has a special interest in heart problems, depression, and heart transplant. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wald takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Wald has received the following distinction: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012. She is affiliated with Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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All Interests: Depression, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Celeste P Durnwald, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3400 Spruce Street; 2000 Courtyard Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Celeste Durnwald's medical specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). These areas are among her clinical interests: high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). Dr. Durnwald honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and a graduate of Summa Health System's residency program. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Durnwald has an open panel.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Diabetes Management, Diabetic Nephropathy, Sickle Cell ... (Read more)

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.
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