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

Dr. Omid Jazaeri is a specialist in vascular surgery. He works in Aurora, CO. He obtained his medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed his residency at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Jazaeri's areas of expertise include stroke, angioplasty, and aneurysm. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Jazaeri (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

UCHealth - Ashley Vavra MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Ashley Vavra is a specialist in vascular surgery. She works in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Clinical interests for Dr. Vavra include vascular surgery procedures. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. Dr. Vavra attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Vavra trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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

Dr. Natalia Glebova is a vascular surgeon. Dr. Glebova's areas of expertise include thrombophilia (clotting disorders), peripheral artery disease (PAD), and bleeding disorders. Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Glebova include: JHH Physician Assistant Postgraduate Surgical Residency Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital and JHH Physician Assistant Postgraduate Surgical Residency Award 2013 - Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Glebova speaks Russian.

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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 a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Nguyen's areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angina. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nguyen 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. He speaks Vietnamese. He is professionally 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. Robert Kevin Rogers, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Robert Rogers sees patients in Aurora, CO. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Rogers speaks Spanish. In his practice, Dr. Rogers focuses on stroke and cardiac catheterization. His professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Rogers is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart transplant, and heart failure. Dr. Sauer is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Awards and/or distinctions he has received 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. He 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)

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

Dr. Stephen Waldo is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Dr. Waldo has indicated that his clinical interests include heart attack and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Veterans Health Administration (VA). His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Waldo has received professional recognition including the following: Beckman Undergraduate Research Scholar Award; Phi Beta Kappa; and UCSD Undergraduate Research Scholar Award. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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

Dr. Mark Nehler is a vascular surgeon. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vascular surgery procedures. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Nehler attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Nehler's hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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

Dr. Michael Kim's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: heart valve disease, angina, and angioplasty. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Kim attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis for residency. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, North Colorado Medical Center, and McKee Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, Congenital Heart Disease, Angina, Angioplasty, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $4,744
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $560
Dr. Steven H Resnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO
 

Dr. Steve Resnick is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Aurora, CO. In Dr. Resnick's practice, he is particularly interested in heart attack and cardiac catheterization. He is affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Resnick attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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

Dr. Joseph Rainwater is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Rainwater studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,684
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $555

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
130 Rampart Way; 300-b
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Kaveh Kian works as a nephrologist. Dr. Kian attended United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and then went on to complete his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 310
  • Charge (avg.): $4,635 - $5,220
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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.
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