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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Coventry Bronze near Hialeah, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology
7100 W 20th Avenue
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Osman sees patients in Plantation, FL and Hialeah, FL. His medical specialties are adult critical care and interventional cardiology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Osman's education and training includes medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Osman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
1435 W 49th Place; Suite 500
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Dieguez sees patients in Hialeah, FL. His medical specialty is interventional cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at San Juan Municipal Hospital, Dr. Dieguez attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
777 East 25th Street; Suite 214
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Jose Escalante is an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Escalante honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2140 W 68th Street; Suite 403
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Diaz's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Hialeah, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Diaz is an in-network provider 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 Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
8545 Nw 166th Terrace
Miami Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Aldo Martinez is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.