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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Gold near Clermont, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
835 7th Street; #4
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Karan Reddy's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He is affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Reddy graduated from Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Reddy is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Reddy is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Hector Luis Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
200 E Highland Avenue; Suite 1
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Hector Garcia's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Leesburg, FL and Clermont, FL. Dr. Garcia is affiliated with South Lake Hospital. He attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico for residency. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garcia accepts.

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Dr. Roberto Luis Torres-Aguiar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
255 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 101
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Torresaguiar specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Torresaguiar accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Norwalk Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Torresaguiar speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Heart Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3101 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Saiyed Mohib is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Clermont, FL, Davenport, FL, and Lakeland, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Mohib's education and training includes medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Osama Fathi Al-Suleiman, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
821 Oakley Seaver Drive
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Osama Al-Suleiman is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Al-Suleiman graduated from the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Al-Suleiman's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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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.