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We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Burlington, WI.

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Dr. Stephen J Welka, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
248 Mchenry Street
Burlington, WI
 

Dr. Stephen Welka specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Burlington, WI. After attending Midwestern University for medical school, Dr. Welka completed his residency training at Brooke Army Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington, and Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha.

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Dr. James Thomas Moran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
248 Mchenry Street
Burlington, WI
 

Dr. James Moran's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Moran is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His professional affiliations include Aurora Lakeland Medical Center and Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington.

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Dr. Babak Haddadian, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
248 Mchenry Street
Burlington, WI
 

Dr. Babak Haddadian is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in Milwaukee, WI, Burlington, WI, and Elkhorn, WI. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. He trained at Aurora Sinai Medical Center for his residency. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haddadian takes.

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Dr. Indrajit Choudhuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
248 Mchenry Street
Burlington, WI
 

Dr. Indrajit Choudhuri practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Raritan Bay Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Choudhuri accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Washington County.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.