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We found 12 providers with an interest in heart problems and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 with IVF near Sunnyvale, TX.

Dr. Ashleigh Richards Richards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1050 Beltline Road; Suite 101
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Ashleigh Payne is a pediatric cardiologist in Rockwall, TX, Plano, TX, and Mesquite, TX. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Payne is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she completed her residency training at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Payne honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Theodore John Carlson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1050 Beltline Road; Suite 101
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Carlson is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Carlson takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Carlson attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). Dr. Carlson welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Brent Andrew Patterson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1675 Republic Parkway; Suite 100
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Brent Patterson is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Patterson include heart problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a graduate of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Dr. William Gerald Ii Jones II, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. William Jones is a specialist in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include aortic aneurysm, heart failure, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Jones completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Jones has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Lake Pointe Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart failure, coronary artery disease

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashish Omprakash Sureka, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1050 Beltline Road; Suite 101
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Sureka is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Dallas, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Plano, TX. Dr. Sureka's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). He has an open panel.

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Dr. Srinivas Reddy Gunukula, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Srinivas Gunukula's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Gunukula (or staff) speaks Urdu, Telugu, and Hindi. Dr. Gunukula's clinical interests include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), angiogram (angiography), and consultation. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He attended medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College. His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gunukula accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, mitral stenosis, aortic stenosis, mitral valve disease, mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve), heart valve problems

All Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Research, Minimally Invasive Valve Repair, Heart Valve Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Steven Williams, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 240
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Williams is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include cryotherapy, advanced heart failure, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), advanced heart failure, heart problems, heart valve disease, heart attack, ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, women's heart disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy, tachycardia (very fast heart rate)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1675 Republic Parkway; Suite 100
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Max Graves is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include advanced heart failure and transplant procedures. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Graves graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and HeartPlace.

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Relevant Interests: , advanced heart failure, heart problems

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Problems

Dr. David Jude Magee, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 100
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. David Magee's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: colon polypectomy, hepatitis C, and colon biopsy. Dr. Magee honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Magee attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), P.A..

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All Interests: Rectal Problems, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Burns, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher James Cottrell, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 240 (cottrell)
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Cottrell is a medical specialist in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and bariatric surgery. Dr. Cottrell has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include obesity, stomach surgery, and appendectomy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, Dr. Cottrell attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Cottrell is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Lake Pointe Medical Center.

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All Interests: Burns, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Obesity, Stomach Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lewis Todd Edwards, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1650 Republic Parkway; Suite 150
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Lewis Edwards is a general internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Edwards include nutrition counseling, heart attack, and general care. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Edwards is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Urinary Incontinence, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Heart Problems, Nutrition ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Marjorie Farnum, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1650 Republic Parkway; Suite 150
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Laura Farnum is an internist and geriatrician in Mesquite, TX and Dallas, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Farnum include diabetes, osteoporosis, and nutrition counseling. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Farnum graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , heart problems, heart attack

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Urinary Incontinence, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Heart Problems, Nutrition ... (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.