We found 10 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Medicare Assignment near Schaumburg, IL.

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Dr. Neha R Parikh, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Neha Parikh practices family medicine. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parikh include hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and preventive care. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Dr. Parikh obtained her medical school training at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at MacNeal Hospital. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel C OMalley, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Daniel O'Malley's specialty is family medicine. Dr. O'Malley has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. O'Malley include gynecological problems, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, Delnor Hospital, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. O'Malley's office for an appointment. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Resurrection Medical Center.

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Dr. Frank C Chao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
490 Lake Street; Suite 101
Roselle, IL
 

Dr. Frank Chao's area of specialization is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Chao include minor surgery, venipuncture (phlebotomy), and diabetes. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Chao completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Chao honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. He honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Freihage graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Freihage completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Aortic Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Meena Ramalingam Ramalingam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
990 Grand Canyon Parkway; Suite 418
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Meena Krishna is a general internist. Dr. Krishna (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. Clinical interests for Dr. Krishna include diabetes, pap test, and immunization (preventive vaccines). Dr. Krishna is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Krishna graduated from Coimbatore Medical College and then she performed her residency at Westlake Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
804 Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Polish. Clinical interests for Dr. Doshi include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Doshi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Doshi is a graduate of Medical College Baroda. His medical residency was performed at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. The average patient rating for Dr. Doshi is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Surgery, Stent, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence J Schouten, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
290 Springfield Drive; Suite 290
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Lawrence Schouten sees patients in Bloomingdale, IL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Schouten completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. Dr. Schouten's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jennifer S Fredericks, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste A
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Jennifer Fredericks is a family medicine physician in Bartlett, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Fredericks include diabetes, primary care, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at West Suburban Medical Center. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Bharat Samy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Building 3, Suite 4250
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bharat Samy is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). He works in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Samy include cardiac risk reduction, heart valve disease, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Samy honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cardiac Risk Reduction, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.

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