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We found 61 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Aetna Bronze HMO near Radnor, PA.

Dr. Debbie Louise Cohen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Debbie Cohen specializes in adult nephrology. She is conversant in Hebrew. Her clinical interests encompass kidney failure. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). After attending the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school, she completed her residency training at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, and a hospital affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Pheochromocytoma, Hypertension, Adrenal Disorders, Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Problems, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Blair Hillis, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Hillis practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Broomall, PA and Havertown, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hillis include electrophysiological (EP) study, atherosclerosis, and nuclear scan. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Hillis performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in Greek. Dr. Hillis is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Consultative Cardiology, Edema, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Francis Francis Burke, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Jd Lankenau Pavilion, Mezzanine
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. James Burke specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Wynnewood, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart failure and echocardiogram (echo). He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burke takes. He has a closed panel. Before performing his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Burke attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Consultative Cardiology, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Roy Dennis Bloom, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Roy Bloom is a specialist in adult nephrology. His clinical interests include hepatitis, pancreas transplant, and glomerular diseases. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Bloom graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then he performed his residency at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Bloom include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Glomerular Diseases, Pancreas Transplant, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith Robert Superdock, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
100 E Lancaster Avenue, Mob West; Suite 130
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Keith Superdock specializes in adult nephrology. He is especially interested in polycystic kidney disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), and lupus. Dr. Superdock's hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Phoenixville Hospital, and Associates in Nephrology. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Superdock welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Duke University Hospital. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerular Diseases, Hypertension, End-Stage Renal Disease, Anemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Ira Harwood, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Marc Harwood practices family medicine and sports medicine in King of Prussia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: lower back strain, torticollis, and cystocele (bladder prolapse). He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Harwood honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Harwood attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Harwood include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Cystocele, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francis Peter Day, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 400
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Francis Day's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Day's areas of expertise include heart failure and endovascular disease. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Day has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Consultative Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, Venous Disease, Endovascular Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Erin A. OMalley OMalley, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
930 Germantown Pike; Plymouth Green
Plymouth Meeting, PA
 

Dr. Erin Tysko is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tysko include heart failure, heart valve disease, and nuclear scan. She is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Tysko takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lawrence Benz, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
100 E Lancaster Avenue, Mob West; Suite 130
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Robert Benz's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Benz's areas of clinical interest consist of renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with Associates in Nephrology and Lankenau Medical Center. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Lankenau Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Benz has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Cysts, Sleep Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Renal Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel David Glickman, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Joel Glickman is a nephrologist in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. Dr. Glickman's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones, peritoneal dialysis, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Glickman's education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2011 through 2016. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Peritoneal Dialysis, Chronic Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Constantine Michael Chaknos, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Constantine Chaknos is an endocrinologist and nephrologist in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, kidney failure, and consultation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chaknos honors. Dr. Chaknos's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Tufts Medical Center. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Consultation, End-Stage ... (Read more)

Dr. Deirdre L Sawinski, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Deirdre Sawinski is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include kidney problems, pancreas transplant, and renal (kidney) biopsy. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Sawinski honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, Dr. Sawinski completed her residency training at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Sawinski (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Pancreas Transplant, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Irving Marc Herling, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 E Lancaster Avenue, Lankenau Mob East; Suite 450
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Irving Herling is a Wynnewood, PA physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Herling include atherosclerosis, nuclear scan, and heart attack. Dr. Herling is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Herling attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Herling is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Pericarditis, Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. John Coster Steers, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 410
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. John Steers is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Bryn Mawr, PA and Newtown Square, PA. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Steers attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, atherosclerosis, and nuclear scan. On average, patients gave Dr. Steers a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Steers's hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Pericarditis, Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Valve Disease, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Glenn Robert Harper, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 410
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Glenn Harper is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Bryn Mawr, PA and Newtown Square, PA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Harper at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include tilt table test, heart failure, and heart valve disease. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University, Dr. Harper attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Harper has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Electrocardiogram, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Consultative Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Steve A Vaganos, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1330 Powell Street; Suite 301
Norristown, PA
 

Dr. Steve Vaganos is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Vaganos has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital. He speaks Greek. Dr. Vaganos's professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., and Lankenau Medical Center. He has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.