We found 10 providers matching pacemaker implantation and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions All Copay near Lake Mary, FL.

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

Dr. Ratan Ahuja practices adult cardiology in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahuja is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center, Dr. Ahuja attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Jorge A Garcia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
755 Rinehart Road; Suite 100
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Garcia works as a pediatric cardiologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Garcia average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garcia takes Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Central University of Ecuador and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. In addition to English, Dr. Garcia speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Aneurysm, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tulio Alberto Sulbaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
305 N. Mangoustine Ave.ste 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran's specialty is adult cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Sulbaran speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. After attending the University of Zulia School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Sulbaran accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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. He is a graduate of Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Agamasu has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Agamasu (or staff) is conversant in Hungarian and Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Mubeen Hasan Chida, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
305 Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Mubeen Chida is a cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Chida is a graduate of Dow Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Chida average 4.5 stars out of 5. 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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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Khalid L Yaqoob, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
450 W State Road 434; Suite 301
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Khalid Yaqoob's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Yaqoob is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Sindh Medical College. His training includes a residency program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Yaqoob (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Yaqoob's hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

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

Dr. Wasim Ahmar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 W. State Rd. 434; Suite 3010
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Wasim Ahmar practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahmar is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ahmar graduated from King Edward Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. Dr. Ahmar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

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

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

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar works as an adult cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Hippalgaonkar obtained his medical school training at Osmania University and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $737
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $520
Dr. William J David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. William David, who practices in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. David honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jorge O Diaz, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
1331 South International Parkway; Suite 1261
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Diaz specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Patient reviews placed Dr. Diaz at an average of 2.5 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. He graduated from Industrial University of Santander School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Diaz is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Electrophysiological Study, Atrial Flutter, Heart Failure, Implantable ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 88
  • Charge (avg.): $976 - $1,114
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $487 - $517

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What is Pacemaker Implantation?

A pacemaker is a tiny device, implanted under the skin, which controls arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. The contractions of a healthy heart are controlled by tiny electrical impulses within the body. If something goes wrong with this internal electrical system, a pacemaker can take over and keep the heart beating in a regular rhythm.

The device consists of a battery and two insulated wires that will carry electricity to the heart. In most cases, the wires are put into position through a small incision near the shoulder and threaded through a large vein. A battery pack, about the size of a silver dollar, is inserted just under the collarbone, and the wires are connected to it.

The pacemaker monitors your heartbeat. Newer models can even measure temperature, respiration, and other vital signs, constantly sending them to your physician. Pacemakers adjust to activity level, and do not intervene unless the heart begins to beat irregularly. If this happens, low-energy electrical impulses are temporarily given to the heart in a stable rhythm to get the heart beating back in time.

In adults, pacemakers are usually inserted using minimal anesthesia. You will be given medication to make you drowsy and block pain. After the procedure, you may have swelling and discomfort while the incisions heal. It’s important to take things slowly at first to allow your heart to adjust to the pacemaker. Normal activity can be resumed within a few days, but heavy lifting and vigorous exercise should be avoided for several weeks.

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