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We found 54 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Medicare near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Xiaoguang Xiaoguang Chen, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1111 Highway 6 South; Suite 196
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Chris Chen specializes in adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Chen include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Central South University and a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's residency program.

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

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aortic Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Hue-Teh Teh Shih, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Hue-Teh Shih's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise include ablation, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Patients rated Dr. Shih highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He studied medicine at Taipei Medical University. His medical residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Shih has received the following distinctions: American Federation For Clinical Research; Trainee Award; and American College Of Cardiology/bristol Labs. In addition to English, Dr. Shih (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Shih has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, heart failure, heart valve disease, heart attack, mitral valve disease, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 575 Mob 3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. His education and training includes medical school at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Areas of expertise for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), lung cancer, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Tripathy is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Tripathy is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Lung Tumor Resection, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wilson Wei-Sen Lam, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology
2935 Glenn Lakes Lane
Missouri City, TX
 

Dr. Wilson Lam, who practices in Houston, TX and Missouri City, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and pediatric cardiology. He has a special interest in electrophysiological (EP) study, medical education, and congenital heart disease. 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. Lam's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , congenital heart disease

All Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Electrophysiological Study, Medical Education

Dr. Alexander Franz Drtil, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alexander Drtil's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. In his practice, Dr. Drtil focuses on arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Drtil attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Drtil has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. William Carter Iii Grinstead III, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
16902 Southwest Freeway; Suite 210
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. William Grinstead practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Grinstead's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure

All Interests: Heart Failure, Coronary Angioplasty, Pacemaker

Dr. Nilesh Sudhir Mathuria, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
7789 Southwest Freeway, Suite, 360; Medical Plaza 4
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nilesh Mathuria is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise consist of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Mathuria attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Texas Heart Institute (THI). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)

All Interests: Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Ablation, Pacemaker

Dr. Robert Lee McKowen, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Robert McKowen practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. McKowen include mitral valve prolapse, thyroid problems, and myasthenia gravis. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. McKowen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. McKowen trained at Allegheny General Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , mitral valve prolapse, heart problems, heart valve disease, heart attack, mitral valve disease, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Sarcoidosis, Sclerotherapy, Valvuloplasty, Lung Tumor Resection, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sohail Jalal, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3521 Town Ctr Boulevard S; Suite B
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sohail Jalal is an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in electrophysiological (EP) study and atrial fibrillation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Jalal studied medicine at King Edward Medical University. Dr. Jalal's medical residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jalal honors.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart problems, atrial fibrillation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Sangeeta Saikia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
15200 Southwest Freeway; Suite 290
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sangeeta Saikia works as a cardiologist. Patients rated Dr. Saikia highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and mitral valve disease. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Saikia is open to new patients. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Saikia attended medical school at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Mahesh Kalachand Ramchandani, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mahesh Ramchandani works as a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Baytown, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ramchandani include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and heart valve disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ramchandani has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramchandani takes. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanford Jay Lubetkin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
16902 Southwest Freeway; Suite 210
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sanford Lubetkin, who practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has a special interest in heart problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lubetkin honors. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Lubetkin is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Peter Chang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Peter Chang's specialty is adult cardiology. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Chang include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Chang is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Chang's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Preventive Care, Mitral ... (Read more)

Dr. Kota Jagdish Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Kota Reddy specializes in adult cardiology. He has a special interest in heart problems, angioplasty, and angiogram (angiography). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Reddy is a graduate of Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Reddy is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems

All Interests: Heart Problems, Angiogram, Angioplasty

Dr. John Murrah Passmore Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. John Passmore works as an adult cardiologist. Dr. Passmore's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), hypotension (low blood pressure), and heart failure. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. After completing medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Passmore accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Passmore is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. George Paul Hanna, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. George Hanna is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine. Dr. Hanna's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hanna include mitral valve prolapse, sleep apnea, and heart attack. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hanna accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Hanna has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, ... (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.