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We found 14 providers matching angioplasty and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Aurora, CO.

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Dr. Natalia Oleg Glebova, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Natalia Glebova specializes in vascular surgery. She speaks Russian. These areas are among Dr. Glebova's clinical interests: thrombophilia (clotting disorders), peripheral artery disease (PAD), and bleeding disorders. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Glebova completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Glebova takes. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include JHH Physician Assistant Postgraduate Surgical Residency Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital and JHH Physician Assistant Postgraduate Surgical Residency Award 2013 - Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Imaging Procedures, Intestinal Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Duy T Nguyen, MA, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Duy Nguyen is an Aurora, CO physician who specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Nguyen's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angina. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He has received the following distinctions: Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Laennec Young Clinician Award, Finalist, American Heart Association; and Excellence in Teaching Award 2005 - Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Nguyen speaks Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Omid Jazaeri, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
12605 E. 16th Avenue; 3rd Floor
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Omid Jazaeri is a physician who specializes in vascular surgery. Dr. Jazaeri's clinical interests include stroke, angioplasty, and aneurysm. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network and Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Jazaeri attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Jazaeri (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Wounds, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Imaging Procedures, Heart Problems, Carotid Artery Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Kevin Rogers, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Robert Rogers practices adult cardiology in Aurora, CO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Rogers attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include stroke and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Rogers takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rogers speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, Aneurysm, Pelvic Problems, Peripheral Artery Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,074
  • Medicare Cost: $527
Dr. Ashley K Vavra, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Ashley Vavra practices vascular surgery. She is especially interested in vascular surgery procedures. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. Dr. Vavra is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and a graduate of McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Vascular Malformations, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Problems, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Sang-Hak Kim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Michael Kim is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Aurora, CO, Sterling, CO, and Fort Collins, CO. His areas of expertise include the following: heart valve disease, angina, and heart attack. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Mitral Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,744
  • Medicare Cost: $560
Dr. William Henry Sauer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. William Sauer is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Sauer trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart transplant, and heart failure. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Best Doctors of Denver, 5280 Magazine (2009); Clinical Research Award, Heart Rhythm Society; and President's Award for World-Class Care, University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Sauer is professionally affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Cardiomyopathy, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Neuromuscular Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Richard Nehler, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
12605 E. 16th Avenue; Uch - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Mark Nehler's area of specialization is vascular surgery. In his practice, Dr. Nehler focuses on vascular surgery procedures. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nehler studied medicine at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Peripheral Artery ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1635 Aurora Court; Uch - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Stephen Waldo is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. His areas of expertise include heart attack and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Waldo accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Waldo has received professional recognition including the following: Beckman Undergraduate Research Scholar Award; Phi Beta Kappa; and UCSD Undergraduate Research Scholar Award. His professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Veterans Health Administration (VA). He has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Attack, Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease, Angina, Angioplasty, Cardiac ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1444 S Potomac Street; #300
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Joseph Rainwater works as an adult cardiologist. Dr. Rainwater is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,684
  • Medicare Cost: $555
Dr. Michael Allen Cooper, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
4600 Hale Parkway; Suite 460
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Michael Cooper works as a vascular surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Dr. Cooper performed his residency at Wesley Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,157
  • Medicare Cost: $183
Dr. Steven H Resnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Steve Resnick, who practices in Aurora, CO, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Resnick include heart attack and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Resnick is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Resnick obtained his medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Attack, Peripheral Artery Disease, Angina, Angioplasty, Cardiac ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1444 South Potomac; Suite 300
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Jonathan Sherman's medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sherman's education and training includes medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,543
  • Medicare Cost: $594
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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
130 Rampart Way; 300-b
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Kaveh Kian's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kian graduated from United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. He completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Kian is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 310
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,635 - $5,220
  • Medicare Cost: $1,323 - $1,503

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.