We found 13 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Solution 102, a Multi-State Plan near Baytown, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Billy Gilbert works as an adult nephrologist in Houston, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Gilbert's areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Gilbert welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda is a nephrologist. Dr. Uyeda's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Uyeda attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Shearer is an adult nephrology specialist in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Her clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Shearer's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Shearer's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Aashish Pandya's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Pandya's clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Pandya's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Khan works as an internist in Liberty, TX, Baytown, TX, and Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and osteoporosis. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Khan's education and training includes medical school at Ayub Medical College and residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Rashid Siddiqi is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of expertise for Dr. Siddiqi include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Siddiqi graduated from Sindh Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Katherine Timmins Vollmers, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Katherine Vollmers is an adult nephrology specialist. She is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Vollmers include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Vollmers is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Vollmers attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vollmers has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2802 Garth Road; Suite 211
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Ahmed sees patients in Baytown, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Ahmed's clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), depression, and heart problems. 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. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
4002 Garth Road; Suite 150
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Fariborz Nazari-Adli works as a family practice physician. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nazari-Adli accepts. He studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4201 Garth Road; Suite 100
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Shehzad Sami is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. His clinical interests include mitral valve prolapse, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Sami 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. He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Sami's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Dr. Fayez Hussin Jahed Hadidi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
4301 Garth Road Road; Suite 101
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Fayez Hadidi is an adult cardiologist in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hadidi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hadidi graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (Read more)

Dr. Malladi Sudhaker Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
4201 Garth Road, Suite 315; Plaza I
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Malladi Reddy sees patients in Nassau Bay, TX, Houston, TX, and Baytown, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Reddy attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
4201 Garth Road, Suite 313; Independence Plaza 1
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Manisha Chandalia is an endocrinologist in Baytown, TX and Galveston, TX. Dr. Chandalia's areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), thyroid problems, and kidney stones. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Chandalia graduated from Topiwala National Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.

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