Jeanne DeCara, MD, is a general cardiologist who treats patients with a variety of heart problems, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart valve problems, abnormal stress tests, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. 

She has a particular interest in diagnosing and treating heart disorders among patients who have received — or are about to receive — chemotherapy, with potential cardiac side effects, and/or who have had chest radiation therapy as part of their cancer treatment. Dr. DeCara's research focuses on the application of noninvasive imaging techniques for the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with clinical and subclinical heart disease.

Areas of Expertise

Education

Medical College of Pennsylvania

Additional Education

  • Residency: Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Boston Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1994

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography

Languages Spoken

  • English