We found 7 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Leesburg, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
511 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. John Hurt is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hurt takes.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
511 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. David Lew is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Leesburg, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
711 W Main Street
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Hector Garcia's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave Dr. Garcia a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
511 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Wing Yi Liu's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; she sees patients in New Smyrna Beach, FL and Leesburg, FL. She graduated from Jinan University. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liu takes.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
511 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Williams is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Williams is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
511 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Barry Weinstock is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Weinstock is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
803 E Dixie Avenue
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Sanjeev Bhatta is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Leesburg, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.