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We found 38 providers with an interest in heart problems near Ridley Park, PA.

Dr. Scott Edward Hessen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Scott Hessen is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Philadelphia, PA, Upland, PA, and Springfield, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), electrophysiological (EP) study, and electrocardiogram (EKG). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Hessen's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Catheter Ablation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodhor Dhjamanti, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
605 West State Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Theodhor Diamanti practices adult cardiology. After attending the University of Tirana Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jacobi Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Diamanti include consultative cardiology, preventive cardiology, and cardiac (heart) stress testing. Dr. Diamanti is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Albanian. Dr. Diamanti is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Cardiac Stress Testing, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Problems, Nuclear Scan, Electrocardiogram, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Ancil Jones specializes in adult critical care, adult cardiology, and interventional cardiology and practices in Upland, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Media, PA. Dr. Jones's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones honors. He is accepting new patients. After attending Yale School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Jones has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Docs" in Cardiology, Main Line Today and Main Line Today - Top Docs.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Heart Failure

Dr. Michael Bart Adesman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Michael Adesman practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests encompass heart failure and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Adesman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Adesman's distinctions include: "Top Docs" in Cardiology, Main Line Today and Main Line Today - Top Docs.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure

Dr. Jonathan Caleb Felsher, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan Felsher is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Felsher is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital, Hospital of Saint Raphael, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Felsher is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1 Bartol Avenue; Jones Medical Building, Suite 10
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Ruby specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Ridley Park, PA. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Ruby honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Ruby completed residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Cardiology, Main Line Today. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Pacemaker

Dr. Alan S Moak, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1501 Lansdowne Avenue; Suite 306, Medical Office Building
Darby, PA
 

Dr. Alan Moak's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, stent placement (stenting), and iliac artery angioplasty. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Moak completed his residency training at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Duke University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Moak has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart attack, congenital heart disease, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), ischemic cardiomyopathy, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty, Renal Vascular Disease, Consultative Cardiology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. C. Schott practices adult cardiology in Media, PA and Upland, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Schott's professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Schott is open to new patients. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Schott has received professional recognition including the following: Main Line Today - Top Docs.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems

Dr. Paul Clifford Anisman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Vivacqua Pavilion, Suite 443
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Paul Anisman specializes in pediatric cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Anisman include congenital heart disease. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Anisman attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Anisman speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Maribel Hernandez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
965 Baltimore Pike; Suite 2b
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Maribel Hernandez, who practices in Wynnewood, PA and Springfield, PA, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Her clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). She is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Hernandez attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hernandez takes. Dr. Hernandez has received the distinction of TOP DOCTOR - Cardiac Electrophysiology U.S. News & World Report. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias

Dr. Frances Rosemarie Zappalla, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Vivacqua Pavilion, Suite 443
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Frances Zappalla's specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Zappalla's areas of expertise include obesity, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive cardiology. Her professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Union Hospital Health System. She is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Zappalla attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Obesity, Preventive Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease, Alternative Medicine, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. David Kleinman's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York for residency. Dr. Kleinman accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Kleinman has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Cardiology, Main Line Today. His professional affiliations include Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Pacemaker, Electrophysiological Study

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other, Nuclear Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. John Godfrey is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Upland, PA, Chester, PA, and Media, PA. These areas are among Dr. Godfrey's clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), endocarditis, and heart valve disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Godfrey welcomes new patients. After attending Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), endocarditis, heart valve disease

All Interests: Cardioversion, Endocarditis, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, CT Coronary Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Terry David Friedman, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology
605 West State Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Terry Friedman's specialties are nuclear cardiology and cardiology (heart disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Friedman include stress echo, consultative cardiology, and exercise stress test. He is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Friedman attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Friedman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Exercise ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Joshua Weiss, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Lansdowne Avenue; Medical Office Building, Suite 305
Darby, PA
 

Dr. Steven Weiss' specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He practices in West Chester, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Darby, PA. Before completing his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Weiss attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Weiss include aortic aneurysm, beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery, and aortic valve surgery. Dr. Weiss accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark. He is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Mercy Physician Network.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial septal defect, heart problems, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, Atrial Septal Defect, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass ... (Read more)

Dr. Hansie Marie Mathelier, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
605 West State Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Hansie Mathelier is a cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mathelier include obesity, consultative cardiology, and heart problems. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

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