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We found 18 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Hinh Keith D Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1100 Mccullough Avenue; Suite 300
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Hinh Nguyen works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) is conversant in Vietnamese. He also offers language support for patients who speak Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Nguyen's clinical interests: stent placement (stenting), ankle brachial index (ABI), and permanent pacemaker implantation. His professional affiliations include Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, and Nix Health. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Nguyen completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is an in-network provider for 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, heart valve disease, heart attack

All Interests: Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Heart Failure, Kidney Problems, Ankle Brachial Index, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jude Vincent Espinoza, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1100 Mccullough Avenue; Suite 300
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jude Espinoza specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in San Antonio, TX. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Espinoza's clinical interests encompass arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and advanced heart failure. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Espinoza speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Nix Health, and Southwest General Hospital.

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

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Advanced Heart Failure, Transesophageal Echocardiography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Subrata Krishna Talukdar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1200 Brooklyn Avenue; #200
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Subrata Talukdar specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include angina, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and heart attack. Dr. Talukdar's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Talukdar graduated from Calcutta National Medical College and Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. He trained at Worcester City Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Talukdar (or staff) speaks Hindi. He also offers interpreting services for patients who speak Spanish. He is affiliated with Methodist Health System and Southwest General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, angina, heart attack, atrial fibrillation, bradycardia (very slow heart rate), ventricular fibrillation, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jean "john" H. Liu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
255 East Sonterra Boulevard, Sonterra Medical Park Building Iii; Suite 150
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jean Liu's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Liu (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Japanese. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), stent placement (stenting), and heart failure. He is affiliated with Methodist Stone Oak Hospital and Methodist Hospital. He attended the University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Liu has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Ultrasound, Thrombectomy, Pacemaker Implantation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Roger Kenneth Muse, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1100 Mccullough Avenue; Suite 300
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Roger Muse is an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and cardiac electrophysiologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). Dr. Muse's hospital/clinic affiliations include Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Southwest General Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Wright-Patterson Medical Center. Dr. Muse is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Leonard Briseno, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
927 Mccullough
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. David Briseno practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Briseno studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Briseno focuses on arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and heart failure. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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. Briseno's professional affiliations include Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Southwest General Hospital.

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

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Transthoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Bal Tummeti Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1100 Mccullough Avenue; Suite 300
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Bal Reddy practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reddy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), stent placement (stenting), and heart failure. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Reddy accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Osmania Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Hindi. He also offers interpreting services for Spanish-speaking patients. He is professionally affiliated with Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Southwest General Hospital.

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

All Interests: Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Chest Pain, Ultrasound, Thrombectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Manuel Michael Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1100 Mccullough Avenue; Suite 300
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Manuel Garcia works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in San Antonio, TX. In his practice, Dr. Garcia focuses on arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and heart failure. On average, patients gave Dr. Garcia a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garcia takes. Dr. Garcia attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for residency. He is affiliated with Metropolitan Methodist Hospital.

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

All Interests: Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Transthoracic Echocardiography

Dr. James Jacob Mancuso, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7703 Floyd Curl Drive; Mc 7872
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. J. Mancuso's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart failure, peripheral vascular interventions, and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Mancuso accepts Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is affiliated with Methodist Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Optical Coherence Tomography, Heart Failure, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Chad Richard Christopherson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
414 Navarro; #1431
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Chad Christopherson's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Christopherson's clinical interests encompass heart problems. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine. Dr. Christopherson is affiliated with Nix Health and Southwest General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Steven Eugene Daniels, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6800 W Ih 10; Suite 350
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Steven Daniels specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Daniels is especially interested in heart problems. He is affiliated with Methodist Health System. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
343 W. Houston Street; Suite 109
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jawad Shaikh specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in San Antonio, TX. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems. Dr. Shaikh takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College. His professional affiliations include Nix Health and Southwest General Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
94 Briggs Avenue; Suite 600
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Syed Umer works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in San Antonio, TX. In his practice, Dr. Umer focuses on heart problems. Dr. Umer is professionally affiliated with Southwest General Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Umer graduated from Dow Medical College.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
311 Camden Street; Suite 102
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Margarita Ontiveros is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in San Antonio, TX. She attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ontiveros include heart problems. Dr. Ontiveros takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Southwest General Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
311 Camden Street; Suite 102
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Evan Mokwe is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Mokwe is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include heart problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Southwest General Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
311 Camden; Suite 102
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Magallon is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Magallon graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Magallon include heart problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Southwest General Hospital.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

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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.