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We found 14 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Khristopher "kris" M. Heinzman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard; 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Khristopher Heinzman is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Kyle, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Heinzman include heart problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Dr. Heinzman graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Heinzman is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Dong-Hi Anthony Yoon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
621 N. Hall Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Dong-Hi Yoon, who practices in Rowlett, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yoon include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). 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. Dr. Yoon attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), rheumatic heart disease, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, heart attack, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, heart failure, endocarditis, women's heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. William Gerald Ii Jones II, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Suite 825
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. William Jones is a heart surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: aortic aneurysm, heart failure, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Jones accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Jones speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Lake Pointe Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Ross Shapira, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
8150 N Central Expressway; Suite M1001
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Adam Shapira's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in Dallas, TX, Plano, TX, and Decatur, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Shapira include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Shapira is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Advanced Heart Care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Peter John Wells, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
621 North Hall Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Peter Wells works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Dallas, TX and North Richland Hills, TX. Dr. Wells obtained his medical school training at Indiana University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wells include cryotherapy, electrophysiological (EP) study, and heart block. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wells takes. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Wells's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and HeartPlace.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart block, ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, bradycardia (very slow heart rate)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert L Rinkenberger, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
9330 Poppy Drive West Tower; Suite 403, No Tx Electrophysiology & Arrhyhmia Consultants
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Rinkenberger specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rinkenberger include atrial fibrillation. Dr. Rinkenberger is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Rinkenberger trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Rinkenberger's professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas).

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Relevant Interests: , atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Robert Frederick Hebeler Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3409 Worth Street; Worth Street Tower, Suite 720
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Hebeler's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Hebeler's areas of expertise include maze procedure, lung cancer, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Hebeler attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Maze Procedure, Heart Valve Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Steven Williams, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
621 N. Hall Street
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Williams is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, advanced heart failure, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Williams attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Williams completed a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Williams takes.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), advanced heart failure, heart problems, heart valve disease, heart attack, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, women's heart disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Kamran A Rizvi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
5939 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Rizvi specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) and practices in Denton, TX, Plano, TX, and Dallas, TX. He has a special interest in hypertension (high blood pressure), syncope (fainting), and pacemaker. Dr. Rizvi's professional affiliations include Denton Regional Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rizvi takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Syncope, Supraventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. David Andrew Engleman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
8117 Preston Road; Suite 470
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. David Engleman practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease) in Irving, TX, Sherman, TX, and Dallas, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and heart attack. Dr. Engleman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. He is professionally affiliated with Las Colinas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, heart attack, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Erin Adaire Ausbury, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Erin Reese's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Reese's areas of expertise include diabetes, obesity, and heart problems. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Reese has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Methodist Stone Oak Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Second Opinions, Flu Shot, Immunization, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Physical Exams, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hong Xiao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Hong Xiao practices family medicine and general pediatrics in Dallas, TX and Carrollton, TX. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Xiao's areas of expertise include the following: atrial fibrillation, appendicitis, and diabetes management. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Harbin Medical University and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is conversant in Chinese. Dr. Xiao's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, angina, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Nasrullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Khan is an adult cardiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Punjab Medical College. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), rheumatic heart disease, heart problems, heart valve disease, angina, pericarditis, heart attack, heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, atrial septal defect, heart failure, endocarditis, women's heart disease, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Joyce Mai Thompson, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Joyce Thompson's specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). She practices in Dallas, TX and Houston, TX. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, nutrition counseling, and osteoporosis. Dr. Thompson is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thompson accepts. She studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Dementia, Diabetes, Stroke, Memory Loss, Osteoporosis, Urinary ... (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.