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We found 14 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Nassau Bay, TX.

Dr. Siddhartha Arjundeva Acharya, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Siddhartha Acharya is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. Dr. Acharya's residency was performed at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Acharya takes. Dr. Acharya's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramesh Hariharan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
450 Medical Ctr Boulevard; Suite 308
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Hariharan is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Houston, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Webster, TX. Dr. Hariharan's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. His education and training includes medical school at Kilpauk Medical College, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), and King's College London School of Medicine and residency at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Memorial Hermann, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In addition to English, Dr. Hariharan (or staff) speaks French, Tamil, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Rajinder Kumar Bhalla, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2045 Space Park Drive; Suite 100
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Raj Bhalla sees patients in Houston, TX and Nassau Bay, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Bhalla's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: hypertension (high blood pressure), mitral valve disease, and heart attack. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Bhalla is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Stroke, Transient ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Haroonur Rashid is a cardiologist in Webster, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rashid include hypotension (low blood pressure), hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Rashid graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College and Government Medical College, Patiala and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, High Cholesterol, Stroke, Hypotension, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Palur V Balakrishnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Palur Balakrishnan is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), angioplasty, and stroke. Dr. Balakrishnan's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Balakrishnan attended Kilpauk Medical College and Madras Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart failure, heart attack, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Vince Nguyen is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include hypertension (high blood pressure), mitral valve disease, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nguyen completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack, mitral valve disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Stroke, Transient ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerard Abreo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Gerard Abreo sees patients in Webster, TX and Nassau Bay, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abreo include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Abreo is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Abreo attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and St. John's Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart attack, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy

All Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Mitral ... (Read more)

Dr. Fayez Hussin Jahed Hadidi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
17625 El Camino Real; Suite 250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Fayez Hadidi's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Hadidi has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Hadidi welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (Read more)

Dr. Malladi Sudhaker Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
2045 Space Park Drive; Suite 180
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Malladi Reddy is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Reddy graduated from Osmania Medical College. Dr. Reddy is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart failure, heart attack, mitral valve disease

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh Venkataraman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
450 Medical Ctr Boulevard; Suite 308
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Rajesh Venkataraman specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Venkataraman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Dr. Venkataraman's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Stanley Medical College and then he performed his residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Pacemaker

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery
450 W Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 201
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Cesar Nahas specializes in cardiac surgery and general surgery and practices in Webster, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Nahas's areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve disease, carotid endarterectomy, and coronary artery disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Mitral Valve Disease, Carotid Endarterectomy, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Christine Huong Le, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Christine Le's areas of specialization are family medicine and general internal medicine; she sees patients in Houston, TX and Nassau Bay, TX. Dr. Le's areas of expertise include diabetes, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Le (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Le is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

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Dr. Smriti Dubey Choudhary, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Smriti Choudhary works as an internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Choudhary include diabetes, obesity, and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). Dr. Choudhary is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the University of Mumbai, and L.T. Municipal Medical College. Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Choudhary is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer, Stroke, Blood Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Suresh Kumar Rajendran, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2060 Space Park Drive; Suite 306
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Rajendran sees patients in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Pasadena, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He attended medical school at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana. Dr. Rajendran (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, and Hindi. Dr. Rajendran is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Burns, Heart Problems, Colon Cancer, Ulcers, Therapeutic Endoscopy, ... (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.