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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Coventry Silver $10 Copay 2750 Carelink HMO PD near Hialeah, FL.

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

Dr. Mohamed Osman specializes in adult critical care and interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). In addition to English, Dr. Osman speaks Spanish. He 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 is an interventional cardiologist in Hialeah, FL. 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. Dieguez graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine. He trained at San Juan Municipal Hospital for residency. 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 practices interventional cardiology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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 practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
8545 Nw 166th Terrace
Miami Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Aldo Martinez practices interventional cardiology in Miami Lakes, FL. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martinez honors.

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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.