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

Dr. Roberto Torres-Aguiar is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Torres-Aguiar takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Norwalk Hospital. In addition to English, he 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, Stress Echo, Pulmonary Valve Disease, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Saiyed Aonali Mohib, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3101 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Saiyed Mohib sees patients in Clermont, FL, Lakeland, FL, and Davenport, FL. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His professional affiliations include South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mohib studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency.

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Dr. Karan G Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
835 7th Street; #4
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Karan Reddy practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology in Winter Park, FL, Clermont, FL, and Davenport, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Reddy accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College for medical school, Dr. Reddy completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital.

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

Dr. Osama Al-Suleiman practices interventional cardiology in Clermont, FL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Al-Suleiman attended medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Al-Suleiman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. 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.
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