We found 8 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare All Copay near Longwood, FL.

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

Dr. Khalid Yaqoob sees patients in Longwood, FL. His medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Yaqoob is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Sindh Medical College and performed his residency at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Yaqoob (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

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

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

Dr. Jay Bitar's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Lake Mary, FL. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional 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 honors. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Bitar (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and German.

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Clinical interests: Stress Echo, Hypertension, Stent, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Coronary Angiogram, Holter ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Wasim Ahmar is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Ahmar is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmar (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Ahmar is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
251 Maitland Avenue; Suite 116
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Rajesh Shah's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Altamonte Springs, FL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Shah attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Shah 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 Orlando Health.

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Dr. Ashish Kumar Gupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
521 West Sr 434; Suites 307 and 308
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Ashish Gupta is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Gupta attended Saba University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gupta (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 W Central Parkway; Suite 2000
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Basiem Barsoum is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Barsoum is affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark for residency. He 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.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
400 S Orlando Avenue; Suite 205
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Amitra Caines' areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Caines's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 W. Central Parkway; Suite 2000
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Nandkishore Ranadive works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. Dr. Ranadive 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 graduated from Medical College Baroda. For his professional training, Dr. Ranadive completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ranadive (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi.

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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.
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