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We found 3 cardiologists who accept Humana Gold near Watertown, WI.

Dr. Vicken Roupen Vorperian, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
109 Air Park Drive
Watertown, WI

Dr. Vicken Vorperian's medical specialty is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Vorperian is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Salim M Shammo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
125 Hospital Drive
Watertown, WI

Dr. Salim Shammo is an adult cardiologist. Dr. Shammo is professionally affiliated with UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). He is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of John Stroger Hospital of Cook County's residency program. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. David W Cullinane, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
125 Hospital Drive
Watertown, WI

Dr. David Cullinane is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Delafield, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, and Watertown, WI. Dr. Cullinane is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital, UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC), and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin for residency. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.