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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 specializes in adult nephrology. She attended Peking University Health Science Center for medical school and subsequently trained at Peking University Health Science Center for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Chen include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. She is accepting 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)

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

Dr. Jaspreet Alang's specialty is general internal medicine. He attended Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at St. John's Episcopal Hospital for residency. These areas are among Dr. Alang's clinical interests: back pain, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure). On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Alang is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Secure Horizons, and more. Dr. Alang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is 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. Amy Marie Latta, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3550 Parkwood; Suite 600
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Amy Latta is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is especially interested in diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Latta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Texas Health Resources. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is open to new patients. Dr. Latta obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. Dr. Latta speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

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

Dr. Marc Bauer's specialty is family medicine. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center, Dr. Bauer attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bauer include warts, cyst removal, and eczema. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Bauer 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's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. His clinical interests include holter monitoring, angioplasty, and heart attack. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Kalidindi 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. He studied medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Rangaraya Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kalidindi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi.

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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 specializes in family medicine and urgent care. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Disraeli include sports health, atrial fibrillation, and appendicitis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Disraeli is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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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 is a family practice physician and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Weiss's areas of expertise include thyroid problems, depression, and injections. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth. Dr. Weiss is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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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 is a physician who specializes in family medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Tatum is professionally affiliated with Baylor Family Medicine at McKinney. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Tatum has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for 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: 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 practices pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Grishman's areas of expertise include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine. She trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Grishman include: Committee; Endocrine Society Clinical Fellows Travel Grant to attend the 88th Annual Endocrine Society Meeting; and International Health Tract Completed. She is affiliated with 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 sees patients in Plano, TX and Dallas, TX. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical interests include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and pituitary disorders. Dr. Mootha takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has received the distinction of Summa Cum Laude Baylor University, Waco, TX. Dr. Mootha is professionally affiliated with 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. Mouin Gerios Seikaly, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Mouin Seikaly is a pediatric nephrologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Seikaly include urinary tract infection (UTI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), and nephrotic syndrome. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at American University of Beirut Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Seikaly include: Texas Super Doctors; Best Pediatric Specialists in Collin County D Magazine; and Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas D Magazine.

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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's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. She studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Cartaya trained at St. Louis Children's Hospital for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cartaya include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and type 2 diabetes. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cartaya takes. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cartaya include: Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Award in Type 1 Diabetes Endocrine Society and Travel Grant Pediatric Endocrine Society. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Cartaya has a closed panel.

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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 specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Brochner is especially interested in diabetes, glaucoma, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Her education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.