We found 3 cardiologists who accept Humana Gold near Watertown, WI.

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Dr. David W Cullinane, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
125 Hospital Drive
Watertown, WI
 

Dr. David Cullinane specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Oconomowoc, WI, Watertown, WI, and Delafield, WI. Dr. Cullinane is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. His professional affiliations include ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital, ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, and Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
125 Hospital Drive
Watertown, WI
 

Dr. Fahad Iqbal's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC). Dr. Iqbal takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of Dominica School of Medicine.

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Dr. Salim M Shammo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
125 Hospital Drive
Watertown, WI
 

Dr. Salim Shammo is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shammo honors. He attended the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Watertown Regional Medical Center (WRMC).

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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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