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We found 4 pediatric cardiologists who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 with IVF near Temple, TX.

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Dr. John Edward Pliska, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. John Pliska is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX, Temple, TX, and College Station, TX. Dr. Pliska's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), exercise stress test, and chest pain. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System and Children's Medical Center Dallas for residency. Dr. Pliska has received professional recognition including the following: Magna Cum Laude, University of Portland.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Exercise Stress Test, Congenital Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Judith Panergo Lazol, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Judith Lazol's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then she performed her residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Lazol is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Exercise Stress Test, Electrocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease, Echocardiogram

Dr. Soi Yu Chan Siegfried, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Soi-Yu Chan is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Cedar Park, TX, Temple, TX, and Round Rock, TX. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chan trained at Maimonides Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Chan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: German, French, and Cantonese. She is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Heart Palpitations, Chest Pain, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Ashish Virendra Banker, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Banker, who practices in Houston, TX, Waco, TX, and Temple, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Banker honors. Dr. Banker attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Banker include: Summa Cum Laude, State University of New York at Binghamton University and Dr. Dominick Artuso Medical Scholarship, State University of New York at Binghamton University. Dr. Banker (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Gujarati. Dr. Banker is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Sports Health, Hypertension, Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease, Arrhythmias

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.