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We found 9 cardiologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida MyBlue near Fort Pierce, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2100 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 105
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Ziad Marjieh's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Marjieh has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts 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, Interventional Cardiology
1900 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 9
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Venu Jasti is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Fort Pierce, FL. He attended medical school at Rangaraya Medical College. Dr. Jasti takes 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
2215 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 2e
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Babar Shareef is a Fort Pierce, FL physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shareef accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1900 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 9
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Prasad Chalasani works as a cardiologist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Chalasani is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1900 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 9
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Oliver's specialty is adult cardiology. He accepts 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
1900 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 9
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Kamalakar Rao is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rao honors. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2215 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 2e
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Ahmad Rashid sees patients in Fort Pierce, FL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Rashid is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2215 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 1b2
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Abdul Shadani is an adult cardiologist in Fort Pierce, FL. He accepts 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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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1900 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 9
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Marcy Studzinski is an adult cardiology specialist. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.