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We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Janesville, WI.

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Dr. Karuna Chilukuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Karuna Chilukuri specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Janesville, WI. In her practice, Dr. Chilukuri focuses on nuclear scan, women's heart disease, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Chilukuri is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit, Dr. Chilukuri attended Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) for medical school. She is affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Women's Heart Disease, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, CT Scan, Nuclear Scan

Dr. Thomas R Stoiber, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Thomas Stoiber's specialty is adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stoiber include tilt table test, holter monitoring, and preventive cardiology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Stoiber performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Holter Monitoring, Tilt Table Test, CT Coronary Angiogram, Stress Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene A Gulliver, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Gene Gulliver specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Janesville, WI. Dr. Gulliver's clinical interests encompass coronary angioplasty with stent and CT angiogram. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. For his professional training, Dr. Gulliver completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Stent Placement, Coronary Angioplasty, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Transthoracic ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul D Volkert, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1000 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Paul Volkert is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Volkert include pacemaker implantation, peripheral vascular interventions, and cardiac catheterization. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school, Dr. Volkert completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Volkert is affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Pacemaker Implantation, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Cardiac Catheterization

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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.