We found 4 cardiologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Oxford, OH.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Faisal Khan is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Khan honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Lytle is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lytle is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Sateesh Kesari's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kesari honors. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
10 N. Locust Street; Suite D
Oxford, OH
 

Dr. Prasanth Lingam is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Lingam takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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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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