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We found 7 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Kyle, TX.

Dr. Khristopher "kris" M. Heinzman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Khristopher Heinzman practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Kyle, TX. Dr. Heinzman's clinical interests include heart problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heinzman honors. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Heinzman is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Kamran Ahmed Shaikh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Shaikh practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Kyle, TX. Dr. Shaikh's areas of clinical interest consist of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shaikh honors. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Shaikh attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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

All Interests: Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, Holter Monitoring, Echocardiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sachin Mehta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Sachin Mehta's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Kyle, TX, Austin, TX, and Luling, TX. His clinical interests include peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram and stents. Dr. Mehta honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Mehta speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Hypertension, Stress Testing, Stents, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric James Frischhertz, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Eric Frischhertz works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear medicine specialist in Kyle, TX, Bastrop, TX, and Austin, TX. Dr. Frischhertz is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include heart problems, vascular imaging, and echocardiogram (echo). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally 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: Vascular Imaging, Heart Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker

Dr. Clay A Cauthen, MA, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Dr. Clay Cauthen is an adult cardiologist. These areas are among Dr. Cauthen's clinical interests: echocardiogram (echo) and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Cauthen completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure, diastolic heart failure, cardiomyopathy, systolic heart failure

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Obesity, Cancer, Pulmonary Hypertension, Transplant Procedures, Echocardiogram, ... (Read more)

Anna R Samuel, MS
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

In addition to English, Ms. Anna Samuel (or staff) speaks Hindi and Malayalam. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Ms. Samuel accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Failure

Tiphany Price, MS, BS
1180 Seton Parkway; Suite 450
Kyle, TX
 

Areas of expertise for Ms. Tiphany Price include cardiac (heart) stress testing. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Ms. Price is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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

All Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Stress Testing, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery ... (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.