We found 6 cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Natrona Heights, PA.

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Dr. Michael Joseph Curren Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1800 Union Avenue; Suite B
Natrona Heights, PA
 

Dr. Michael Curren is an adult cardiologist in Pittsburgh, PA and Natrona Heights, PA. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. In Dr. Curren's practice, he is particularly interested in echocardiogram (echo). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Curren graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1800 Union Avenue; Suite B
Natrona Heights, PA
 

Dr. Bradley Heppner practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Before completing his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, Dr. Heppner attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Heppner is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Dr. Peter James Counihan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
1800 Union Avenue; Suite B
Natrona Heights, PA
 

Dr. Peter Counihan specializes in adult cardiology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Counihan focuses on bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Counihan is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and then he performed his residency at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey S Cohen, MD
Specializes in Other, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
1800 Union Avenue; Suite B
Natrona Heights, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen practices cardiology (heart disease). He is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2781 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA
 

Dr. Syed Husaini is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Lower Burrell, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2781 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA
 

Dr. John Balacko is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Balacko is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School 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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