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We found 4 cardiologists who accept CIGNA Indemnity near Oakland, CA.

Dr. Vindhya Hindnavis, MPH, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
350 30th Street; Suite 411
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Vindhya Hindnavis is an interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Hindnavis honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and a graduate of Cleveland Clinic's residency program. Dr. Hindnavis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Thomas Gregory Quinn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
350 30th Street; #411
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Quinn specializes in adult cardiology. His clinical interests encompass heart problems. Dr. Quinn is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Quinn attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Clinical interests: Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Drug Eluting Stents, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Marfan Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward S Kersh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1935 Leimert Boulevard
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Edward Kersh practices adult cardiology. Dr. Kersh has a special interest in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and heart failure. Patient ratings for Dr. Kersh average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Before performing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Kersh attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure

Dr. David V Daniels, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
350 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. David Daniels, who practices in Palo Alto, CA, Oakland, CA, and San Carlos, CA, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Daniels has a special interest in heart problems. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at Stanford University Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Daniels is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Daniels's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Heart Valve Disease

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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.