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We found 13 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 020 near Frisco, TX.

Dr. Jun Chen, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Coit Road; Suite 301 Pavillion One
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Jun Chen is an adult nephrologist. Her clinical interests include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Chen is a graduate of Peking University Health Science Center. Dr. Chen completed her residency training at Peking University Health Science Center. She is conversant in Mandarin. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Renal Vascular Disease, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Amy Marie Latta, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3550 Parkwood; Suite 600
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Amy Latta specializes in family medicine and practices in Dallas, TX and Frisco, TX. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Latta include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Latta is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Texas Health Resources. She attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Latta accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3880 Parkwood Boulevard; Suite 304
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Jaspreet Alang practices general internal medicine in Frisco, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Alang include back pain, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Secure Horizons, and more. He attended Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at St. John's Episcopal Hospital for residency. Dr. Alang (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Alang is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Back Pain, Asthma, Acid Reflux, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Marc Gary Bauer, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
8756 Teel Parkway; Suite #350
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Marc Bauer practices family medicine. He studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bauer trained at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center for his residency. His clinical interests include warts, cyst removal, and eczema. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bauer takes. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Eczema, Men's Health Issues, Diabetes Screening, Herpes, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vishnu Varma Kalidindi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Other
8000 Warren Parkway; Suite 104, Building 1
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Vishnu Kalidindi sees patients in Frisco, TX, Plano, TX, and Friso, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Kalidindi include holter monitoring, angioplasty, and heart attack. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Kalidindi attended All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Rangaraya Medical College for medical school. Dr. Kalidindi (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Kalidindi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Howard Disraeli, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8756 Teel Parkway; Suite 350
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Disraeli's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. Patient ratings for Dr. Disraeli average 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sports health, atrial fibrillation, and appendicitis. Dr. Disraeli is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Disraeli performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

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

Dr. Jinju Nahidi Weiss, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
26791 Us Highway 380 E; Suite 101
Aubrey, TX
 

Dr. Jinju Weiss practices family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine in Aubrey, TX and McKinney, TX. Her areas of expertise include thyroid problems, depression, and injections. Dr. Weiss is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. She studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Cancer Screening, Depression, Men's Health Issues, Diabetes Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan H Tatum, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4800 Hedgcoxe Road; Suite 200
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Tatum practices family medicine in Plano, TX and McKinney, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Tatum include diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Tatum is affiliated with Baylor Family Medicine at McKinney. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Ellen Cippora Grishman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Ellen Grishman's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grishman include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grishman honors. She obtained her medical school training at Creighton University School of Medicine and performed her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Committee; Endocrine Society Clinical Fellows Travel Grant to attend the 88th Annual Endocrine Society Meeting; and International Health Tract Completed. Dr. Grishman's professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Sudha Lakshmi Mootha, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Sudha Mootha's medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Mootha's areas of expertise include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and pituitary disorders. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Mootha accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Summa Cum Laude Baylor University, Waco, TX.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Mouin Gerios Seikaly, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Mouin Seikaly is a physician who specializes in pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). He attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Seikaly's residency was performed at American University of Beirut Medical Center. He is especially interested in hypertension (high blood pressure), urinary tract infection (UTI), and chronic kidney disease (CKD). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors; Best Pediatric Specialists in Collin County D Magazine; and Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas D Magazine. Dr. Seikaly's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Nephrotic Syndrome, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Chronic Kidney Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Julia Beatrice Cartaya, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Julia Cartaya practices pediatric endocrinology in Dallas, TX, Plano, TX, and Southlake, TX. Her areas of expertise include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Cartaya takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Dr. Cartaya attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Cartaya has received professional recognition including the following: Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Award in Type 1 Diabetes Endocrine Society and Travel Grant Pediatric Endocrine Society. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle Larisse Brochner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5893 Noble Oak Lane
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Michelle Brochner is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. She graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Dr. Brochner's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, glaucoma, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Brochner accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Hypertension, Diabetes, Eye Problems

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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.