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We found 5 cardiologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Shawano, WI.

Dr. Thomas M Tamlyn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Thomas Tamlyn specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance and ThedaCare. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tamlyn is open to new patients. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Tamlyn trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for his residency.

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Dr. Cherian J Varghese, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Cherian Varghese's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Varghese obtained his medical school training at Medical College of Wisconsin and performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Varghese (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Malayalam. Dr. Varghese is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Dr. Silja Kyllikki Majahalme, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
309 N Bartlett Street
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Silja Majahalme is an adult cardiology specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following: stress echo, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and carotid artery disease. Dr. Majahalme is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Majahalme (or staff) is conversant in Finnish, Swedish, and German. She is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Preventive Cardiology, Stress Echo, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie B Chapman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
309 N Bartlett Street
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Carrie Chapman's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Her clinical interests include stress echo, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. Dr. Chapman accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For her residency, Dr. Chapman trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. She is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Preventive Cardiology, Stress Echo, Echocardiogram, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott T Weslow, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Hospital Medicine
1346 E Green Bay Street
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Scott Weslow's specialties are interventional cardiology and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Weslow is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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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.