We found 8 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 with IVF near Killeen, TX.

Dr. Robert Churchill Iii Scott III, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2405 S. Clear Creek Road; Suite 250
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Robert Scott is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. In his practice, Dr. Scott focuses on heart problems, general care, and invasive cardiology. Dr. Scott takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, myocarditis, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart attack, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Myocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Invasive Cardiology, Biopsy, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Kent Lange, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2405 S. Clear Creek Road; Suite 250
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Jason Lange is an adult cardiologist in Copperas Cove, TX, Temple, TX, and Killeen, TX. His education and training includes medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. Lange honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Peak Performers Award - Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium; Alpha Omega Alpha; and Internal Medicine Chief Resident. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , myocarditis, heart failure, heart attack, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Myocarditis, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Umad Ahmad, MBA, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Critical Care
2405 S. Clear Creek Road; Suite 250
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Umad Ahmad, who practices in Killeen, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Ahmad's areas of expertise consist of intensive care, heart failure, and invasive cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmad attended Allama Iqbal Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at The Brooklyn Hospital Center for residency. He has received the distinction of Eugenie Fribourg Award in dedication and commitment as a teacher. Dr. Ahmad (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Intensive Care, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Failure

Dr. Albert James Hicks III, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Hospital Medicine
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Albert Hicks is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and hospital medicine (hospitalist). His areas of expertise include advanced heart failure and heart transplant. His professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and Scott & White Healthcare. Dr. Hicks's education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure

All Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Dr. Daniel Chien Hui Lee, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Lee is a specialist in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Lee focuses on heart problems. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

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Dr. Jonathan Dean Mock, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2405 S. Clear Creek Road; Suite 250
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Mock practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Mock is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mock accepts. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Mock has received include C. Charles Welch, MD Outstanding Fellow Award, 2011-2012 and Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 2007-2008.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Peripheral Artery Disease

Dr. John Edward Pliska, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2405 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. John Pliska is a pediatric cardiology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pliska include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), exercise stress test, and chest pain. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Pliska attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System and Children's Medical Center Dallas. He has received professional recognition including the following: Magna Cum Laude, University of Portland.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease

All Interests: Syncope, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Exercise Stress Test, Congenital Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sunil Sumant Naik, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2405 S Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Sunil Naik practices interventional cardiology in Killeen, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Naik speaks Gujarati. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center, Dr. Naik attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, heart attack, coronary artery disease

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

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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.
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