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We found 12 providers matching angioplasty and who accept Catastrophic Compass 6850 near Lake Mary, FL.

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Dr. Ratan Kumar Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1319 S. International Parkway; Suite 1171
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja works as an adult cardiologist in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. He attended the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Maulana Azad Medical Center for residency. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ahuja at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,100
  • Medicare Cost: $646
Dr. Robert Peter Winter, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
125 Waymont Court; Suite 111
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Robert Winter works as a vascular surgeon in Maitland, FL and Lake Mary, FL. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Winter graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Winter is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Varicose Veins, Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Carotid ... (Read more)

Dr. Jacob Kwasi Agamasu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1355 S. International Parkway; Suite 1491
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Agamasu's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Agamasu (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hungarian and Spanish. Dr. Agamasu is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is a graduate of Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Agamasu honors 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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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), peripheral angioplasty

All Interests: Dizziness, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos Persio Grullon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Grullon works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Grullon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He trained at Providence Hospital for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,324
  • Medicare Cost: $608
Dr. Tulio Alberto Sulbaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
305 N. Mangoustine Ave.ste 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran is an adult cardiology specialist in Sanford, FL and Deland, FL. Dr. Sulbaran speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jay Bradley Bitar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1355 South International Parkway; Suite 1481
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jay Bitar is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Lake Mary, FL. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bitar trained at Henry Ford Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bitar takes. Dr. Bitar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Stress Echo, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Coronary Angiogram, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $569
Dr. Mubeen Hasan Chida, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
305 Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Mubeen Chida works as a cardiologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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 Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Chida attended medical school at Dow Medical College. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1403 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 106
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar works as a cardiologist in Orange City, FL and Sanford, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at Osmania University. His medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $860
  • Medicare Cost: $646
Dr. Lawrence Edward Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. Dr. Vallario is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Vallario completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. William David's specialty is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. David is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ivan Dario Maya, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
766 N Sun Drive; Suite 3030
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ivan Maya's medical specialty is adult nephrology. He studied medicine at Juan N. Corpas University Foundation. Dr. Maya's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Chronic Kidney Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 257
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,508 - $5,342
  • Medicare Cost: $1,255 - $1,373
Dr. Pothen Cherian Koruth, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
758 N Sun Drive; Street #104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Koruth practices general internal medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Koruth attended medical school at Calicut Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Koruth is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Koruth 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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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.