We found 5 cardiologists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Boston, MA.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3 Blackfan Circle
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Peter Kang practices adult cardiology in Boston, MA. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kang studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His distinctions include: Hispanic, Asian and Native American (hana); Scholarship For Community Service; and 1994-Finalist, 75th Acp Annual Session: Associate. Dr. Kang is conversant in Korean. His professional affiliations include Winchester Hospital (Winchester, MA) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Erin Coglianese practices adult cardiology. Dr. Coglianese attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Coglianese include heart transplant, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Reza Fazel is an interventional cardiologist in Boston, MA. In addition to English, he speaks Persian. In Dr. Fazel's practice, he is particularly interested in cardiac imaging. He is professionally affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Dr. Fazel graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Fazel's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Imaging

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
150 South Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA
 

Dr. Priya Kohli is a specialist in adult cardiology. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Kohli attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kohli is affiliated with VA Boston Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
300 Mt Auburn Street; #317
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Stanley Forwand's specialty is adult cardiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Neighborhood Health Plan, and Humana HMO. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Forwand trained at Tufts Medical Center and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Forwand has received the following distinction: Fellow, American College Of Cardiology Testamur-North American Society Of Pacing & Electrophysiology. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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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.
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