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We found 7 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Shield near Upland, CA.

Dr. Madhusudan Borde, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1460 North Camino; Alto Ste#111
Vallejo, CA
 

Dr. Madhusudan Borde specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Borde (or staff) speaks Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health System and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. Dr. Borde obtained his medical school training at Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania Medical College and performed his residency at Prince George's Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Borde's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Rana Ashwani Bahl, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9635 Monte Vista Avenue; Suite 208
Montclair, CA
 

Dr. Rana Bahl is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Bahl is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Government Medical College, Patiala, he performed his residency at Government Medical College and Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Bahl (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Dr. Altaf Lutfe Ali, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5365 Walnut Avenue; Suite H
Chino, CA
 

Dr. Altaf Ali's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, Dr. Ali performed his residency at Charleston Area Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ali (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Ali's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Roger Dennis Duber, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
685 N 13th Avenue; Suite 9
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Roger Duber is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Upland, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Duber accepts. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Detroit Osteopathic Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
685 N 13th Avenue; Suite #11
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Hammad Khan is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Upland, CA and Loma Linda, CA. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the distinction of Southern California Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
685 N 13th Avenue; #11
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Hossein Dehghani works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Upland, CA. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Dehghani graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
10535 Foothill Boulevard; Suite #365
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 

Dr. Shahdad Azmoon's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Azmoon attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Azmoon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Persian.

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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.