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We found 6 cardiologists who accept Bronze Compass 6400 near Crestview, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
131 E. Redstone Avenue; Suite 105
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Helen Preston's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Preston's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
129 E. Redstone Avenue; Suite A
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Al-Dehneh's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Al-Dehneh graduated from UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
129 E Redstone Avenue; Suite A
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Juan Zarate specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Crestview, FL. Dr. Zarate honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Cayetano Heredia University. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
129 E Redstone Avenue; Suite A
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Michael Yandel practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Yandel's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
129 E. Redstone Avenue; Suite A
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Mark Katzenstein sees patients in Crestview, FL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Katzenstein an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
194 E Redstone Avenue; Suite B
Crestview, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Shalit is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.