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

Dr. Aasita Patel specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Elgin, IL, Schaumburg, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Pablo F Soto, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 East Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Pablo Soto is an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: holter monitoring, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), and blood pressure problems. Dr. Soto is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Soto is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

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

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

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and carotid artery disease. Dr. Freihage accepts Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Freihage attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Freihage's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), pacemaker implantation

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

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

Dr. Parag Doshi is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Doshi is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. He is an in-network provider for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Doshi's education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Ian J Goldberg, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2359 Hassell Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Ian Goldberg specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Goldberg's clinical interests encompass cardiac catheterization and stress testing. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and New York Medical College. Dr. Goldberg's medical residency was performed at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Stress Testing, Pacemaker Implantation, Cardiac Catheterization

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What is Pacemaker Implantation?

A pacemaker is a tiny device, implanted under the skin, which controls arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. The contractions of a healthy heart are controlled by tiny electrical impulses within the body. If something goes wrong with this internal electrical system, a pacemaker can take over and keep the heart beating in a regular rhythm.

The device consists of a battery and two insulated wires that will carry electricity to the heart. In most cases, the wires are put into position through a small incision near the shoulder and threaded through a large vein. A battery pack, about the size of a silver dollar, is inserted just under the collarbone, and the wires are connected to it.

The pacemaker monitors your heartbeat. Newer models can even measure temperature, respiration, and other vital signs, constantly sending them to your physician. Pacemakers adjust to activity level, and do not intervene unless the heart begins to beat irregularly. If this happens, low-energy electrical impulses are temporarily given to the heart in a stable rhythm to get the heart beating back in time.

In adults, pacemakers are usually inserted using minimal anesthesia. You will be given medication to make you drowsy and block pain. After the procedure, you may have swelling and discomfort while the incisions heal. It’s important to take things slowly at first to allow your heart to adjust to the pacemaker. Normal activity can be resumed within a few days, but heavy lifting and vigorous exercise should be avoided for several weeks.

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