We found 20 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Avondale, AZ.

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Dr. Nathan Laufer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Nathan Laufer, who practices in Phoenix, AZ, Lakeside, AZ, and Globe, AZ, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He speaks French. Dr. Laufer is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Estrella Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Toronto Western Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Dr. Laufer attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Laufer has received professional recognition including the following: Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Dr. Riyaz Abdul Rauf Sumar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
10815 W Mcdowell Road; Suite 202
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Riyaz Sumar is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Avondale, AZ and Quartzsite, AZ. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sumar honors. He graduated from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University and Shivaji University. For his residency, Dr. Sumar trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark. Dr. Sumar (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with Integrated Medical Services (IMS).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
140 N Litchfield Road; Suite 140
Goodyear, AZ
 

Dr. Danny Blankenship practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blankenship takes. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine and a graduate of Akron General Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Mercy Health System.

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Dr. Hursh S Naik, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
10815 W Mcdowell Road; Suite 202
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Hursh Naik is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at California Pacific Medical Center, Dr. Naik attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is professionally affiliated with Integrated Medical Services (IMS).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 485
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Faran Bashir is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Estrella Medical Center. Dr. Bashir takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending King Edward Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bashir has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors. Dr. Bashir (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Punjabi.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13065 W Mcdowell Road; Suite C 105
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Vishal Patel specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Peoria, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Glendale, AZ. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include Banner Boswell Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mysore Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Kannada, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Dr. Parminder Pal Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Parminder Singh is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Singh is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Guru Nanak Dev University and Government Medical College, Amritsar for medical school and subsequently trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. He has received the distinction of Phoenix Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Joshua Waggoner is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Scottsdale, AZ, Globe, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Waggoner attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Waggoner is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Health.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
140 N Litchfield Road; Suite 140
Goodyear, AZ
 

Dr. Shakeel Khan works as a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan honors. He graduated from Al-Ameen Medical College and then he performed his residency at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Dr. Khan is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13065 W Mcdowell Road; Suite C 105
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Rajkumar Sugumaran specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Avondale, AZ, Glendale, AZ, and Peoria, AZ. In addition to English, Dr. Sugumaran (or staff) speaks Spanish and Tamil. Dr. Sugumaran's hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner Boswell Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. He attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sugumaran accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Rebecca Allison's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Allison's professional affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Estrella Medical Center. After attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Allison accepts. She has received the distinction of Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Dr. Koushik Nag, DO
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
10815 W Mcdowell Road; Suite 202
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Koushik Nag is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Nag attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Bengali. Dr. Nag is affiliated with Integrated Medical Services (IMS).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Klein's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Phoenix, AZ, Globe, AZ, and Lakeside, AZ. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Klein is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix's residency program. Dr. Klein (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9305 W Thomas Road; Suite 270
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Adam Brodsky sees patients in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City, AZ, and Lakeside, AZ. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Brodsky performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Brodsky has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Dr. Pranav V Doshi, DO
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
10815 W Mcdowell Road; Suite 202
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Pranav Doshi's specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Doshi obtained his medical school training at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Integrated Medical Services (IMS).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13065 W Mcdowell Road; Suite C 105
Avondale, AZ
 

Dr. Anthony Sandoval works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. Dr. Sandoval takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Dr. Sandoval attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology is the treatment of heart disease without surgery, through the use of catheters. Primarily this is via a procedure called cardiac catheterization, where a long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is threaded through a vein or artery up towards the heart. The catheter can be used to inject dye for x-rays, open narrowed artery walls, widen heart valves, place stents, or perform other tests and procedures.

Cardiology is a large specialty, and covers many diseases and disorders of the heart as well as several different kinds of treatments. What makes interventional cardiologists special is their ability to use minimally invasive procedures to treat heart disease. Interventional cardiologists may treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease, where blood vessels become narrowed or blocked. They also may repair or replace damaged heart valves.

During a cardiac catheterization, the interventional cardiologist inserts the catheter into a blood vessel through a small incision in the groin or arm. It is then threaded to the blocked artery or into the heart, where tiny tools can be passed through the tube. These tools are used to perform percutaneous coronary interventions, or procedures done to the heart and arteries via catheter. Procedures may include:
  • Angioplasty, or opening of blocked arteries, often via the inflation of a balloon
  • Atherectomy, the physical cutting away of plaque buildup
  • Stenting, the placement of metal springs to hold artery walls open
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Closure of holes in the heart

That these procedures can be performed without the pain and recovery time of traditional surgery is truly amazing.