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We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept CIGNA PPO near Arlington, TX.

Dr. Jane Malan Kao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2624 Matlock Road
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Jane Kao is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Kao completed her residency training at Baylor University Medical Center and Texas Children's Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kao (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. Dr. Kao is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Baron Lloyd Hamman, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
902 West Randol Mill Road; Suite 200
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Baron Hamman is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and Arlington, TX. Dr. Hamman's areas of expertise include lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Dr. Hamman has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hamman has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation

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Dr. Henry Warren Kort, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Interventional Cardiology
2624 Matlock Road
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Henry Kort is a medical specialist in pediatric interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nationwide Children's Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital for residency. Dr. Kort is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kort has an open panel.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Other
400 West Arbrook Boulevard; Suite 320
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Tracy Laird is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Dallas, TX, Waxahachie, TX, and Tyler, TX. Dr. Laird honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Texas Children's Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Amit Jai Verma, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
400 West Arbrook Boulevard; Suite 320
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Amit Verma specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Houston, TX, Waxahachie, TX, and Tyler, TX. He attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Verma's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. William Pennock Laird II, Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
400 West Arbrook Boulevard; Suite 320
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. William Laird is a specialist in pediatric cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Laird is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Laird speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Highlander Boulevard; Suite 121
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fabuyi include syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and atrial fibrillation. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He attended medical school at Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences. Dr. Fabuyi's residency was performed at Harlem Hospital Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial flutter, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, mitral valve disease, enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), congenital heart disease, aortic valve disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

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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.