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We found 4 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Kaiser Permanente near Rock Hill, SC.

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Dr. Deepak Bhagwatial Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
225 South Herlong Avenue; Suite 201
Rock Hill, SC
 

Dr. Deepak Shah specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Lancaster, SC and Rock Hill, SC. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, Dr. Shah completed his residency training at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Shah include heart problems. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System.

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Dr. Sushil Kumar Singhi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
196 Cardiology Drive
Rock Hill, SC
 

Dr. Sushil Singhi is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Rock Hill, SC. Areas of expertise for Dr. Singhi include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and chest pain. He is professionally affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System. Dr. Singhi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Singhi attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Polysomnography, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Anthony Ciminelli, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
225 South Herlong Avenue; Suite 201
Rock Hill, SC
 

Dr. Mark Ciminelli is an adult cardiology specialist in Lancaster, SC and Rock Hill, SC. In his practice, Dr. Ciminelli focuses on heart problems. He is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Ciminelli studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Pradeep Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
196 Cardiology Drive
Rock Hill, SC
 

Dr. Pradeep Singh is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Rock Hill, SC. Dr. Singh's areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and pacemaker. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. After attending Meerut University and LLRM Medical College, Meerut for medical school, Dr. Singh completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He is professionally affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Carotid Artery Stenting, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker, High ... (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.