We found 5 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept Aetna Bronze $15 Copay near Houston, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Roberta Bogaev is a cardiologist in Houston, TX and San Antonio, TX. Dr. Bogaev honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

Dr. Andrew Brian Civitello, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1200 Binz Street; Suite #1290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Civitello is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Civitello include advanced heart failure. He honors 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 Medical School at Houston, Dr. Civitello performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure, heart failure

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, CT Angiogram, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Catheterization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leo Simpson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Leo Simpson's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of expertise for Dr. Simpson include advanced heart failure, heart transplant, and electrophysiological (EP) study. 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. Simpson studied medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure, heart failure

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Electrophysiological Study, Heart Failure, Percutaneous Coronary ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah Ellen Meyers, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6431 Fannin; Suite Msb 1.246
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Deborah Meyers, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Her areas of expertise include the following: advanced heart failure, heart transplant, and palliative care. She is affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Meyers attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 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. Meyers accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure, heart failure

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatment, Heart Failure, Marfan Syndrome, Transplant ... (Read more)

Dr. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6410 Fannin; Suite 450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou, who practices in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Baytown, TX, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Letsou accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Letsou trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Lung Tumor Resection, ... (Read more)

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.
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