We found 5 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept CIGNA PPO near Arlington, TX.

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

Dr. Baron Hamman's medical specialty is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Hamman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hamman 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. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hamman 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. Jane Malan Kao, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2624 Matlock Road
Arlington, TX
 

Dr. Jane Kao's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Kao (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. She is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Children's Health (Texas). Dr. Kao graduated from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Baylor University Medical Center and Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kao's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Kao has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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

Dr. W. Laird's specialty is pediatric interventional cardiology. Dr. Laird graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Laird speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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

Dr. Henry Kort specializes in pediatric interventional cardiology and practices in Dallas, TX, Waxahachie, TX, and Rockwall, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kort studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his residency training at Nationwide Children's Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Children's Health (Texas). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kort's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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 medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fabuyi takes. For his residency, Dr. Fabuyi trained at Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. Fabuyi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He welcomes 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.
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