We found 5 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 is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. Dr. Kao's residency was performed at Baylor University Medical Center and Texas Children's Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Kao is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kao honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kao (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. Her professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kao's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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 medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hamman at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hamman takes. 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Hamman speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Henry Kort's area of specialization is pediatric interventional cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kort accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Kort's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. W. Laird's area of specialization is pediatric interventional cardiology. Dr. Laird's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Laird attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Oyeyemi Adetokunbo Fabuyi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Highlander Boulevard; Suite 121
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. After completing medical school at Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, he performed his residency at Harlem Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. The average patient rating for Dr. Fabuyi is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fabuyi accepts. Dr. Fabuyi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is accepting 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

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Atrial Fibrillation, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, ... (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.
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