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We found 5 providers with an interest in heart attack and who accept Humana PPO near Tomball, TX.

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Dr. Daljit Singh Muttiana, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
355 School Street
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Daljit Muttiana's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, stroke, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Muttiana 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. He studied medicine at Guru Nanak Dev University. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Muttiana has an open panel.

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Dr. Mustafa Sajjad Mandviwala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13406 Medical Complex Drive; #110
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Mustafa Mandviwala practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. Before completing his residency at Weiss Memorial Hospital, Dr. Mandviwala attended medical school at Dow Medical College. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). On average, patients gave Dr. Mandviwala a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mandviwala honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Ismail Taherali Dairywala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13406 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 110
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Ismail Dairywala is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Dairywala's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Synergy Medical Education Alliance for residency. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dairywala is an in-network provider for 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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Dr. Arsalan Shahzad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
455 School Street; Suite 11
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Arsalan Shahzad's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. Dr. Shahzad's clinical interests include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Waqar Ahmad Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
506 Graham; Suite 230
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Waqar Khan specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. After completing medical school at King Edward Medical University, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His areas of expertise include the following: angioplasty, heart attack, and pacemaker. The average patient rating for Dr. Khan is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Khan has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Stents, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

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What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack is a serious medical event that happens when the blood supplying oxygen to the heart is cut off, usually because of a blockage in an artery. This results in damage or death of part of the heart muscle. The heart can heal, but like any part of the body that was injured it leaves a scar. This scar tissue does not contract effectively, so the ability of the heart to pump is lowered after a heart attack.

A heart attack, sometimes called a myocardial infarction, can happen without warning. However there are certain factors that raise the risk of heart attack. Some of these are:
  • Age
  • Gender (most heart attack sufferers are male)
  • A family history of heart attacks
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Unhealthy lifestyle choices (lack of exercise, poor diet, too much alcohol or stress)

Heart attacks typically feel like pain or pressure in the chest that can radiate out to the back, arm, or jaw. Some other symptoms can include fatigue or weakness, shortness of breath, sweating, and nausea.

Treatment aims to increase blood flow to the heart muscle by opening up blocked blood vessels. Medications are sometimes used to dissolve clots in the arteries. Aspirin and other medications such as Plavix can thin the blood and make clots less likely to form. Dilators can widen blood vessels to make room for more blood to flow. Doctors can also use a procedure called catheterization to look at the blood vessels around the heart directly, place stents, or widen vessels using angioplasty. In extreme cases bypass surgery can be used to help blood flow better. After recovery, it is important to lead a healthy lifestyle and take any prescribed medications in order to protect the heart.