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We found 15 interventional cardiologists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1418 near Miami, FL.

Dr. Mohamed A Osman, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology
7100 W 20th Avenue
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Osman works as a critical care specialist and interventional cardiologist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Osman studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for his residency. Dr. Osman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
7100 West 20 Avenue; Suite 806
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Gilberto Concepcion is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Miami, FL, and South Miami, FL. Dr. Concepcion is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Central University of the East School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jersey City Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Ariel Jesus De La Rosa, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
1435 West 49 Place; Suite 500
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Ariel De La Rosa is an interventional cardiologist. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital. 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. Dr. De La Rosa graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Jose Enrique Escalante, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
777 East 25th Street; Suite 214
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Jose Escalante is an interventional cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Escalante 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. His medical residency was performed at Raritan Bay Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Francisco Smith Smith Palacios, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
3659 S. Miami Avenue; Suite 2005
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Palacios works as an interventional cardiologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL. In Dr. Palacios's practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems. 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. He attended Central University of the East School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Palacios is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Manuel Ramon Mayor, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1710 Sw 27th Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Mayor is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Mayor honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Mayor include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Francis Nicolas Crespo, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1321 Nw 14th Street; Suite 400
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Francis Crespo sees patients in Miami, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Crespo is affiliated with Mercy Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Santo Domingo Institute of Technology and a graduate of Mount Sinai Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Crespo is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
7150 West 20th Avenue; Suite 318
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Abdul-Rahman Jaraki specializes in interventional cardiology and practices in Miami Lakes, FL, Hialeah, FL, and Pembroke Pines, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jaraki accepts. Before completing his residency at Huron Hospital, Dr. Jaraki attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Jaraki (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish.

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Dr. Peter Vicente Garcia, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
836 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 202
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Peter Garcia's specialties are interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). In Dr. Garcia's practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Garcia is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Louis Carnendran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1190 Nw 95th Street; Suite 404
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Louis Carnendran specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. 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. Carnendran attended medical school at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER).

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Dr. Eduardo Jose De Marchena, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1400 North West 10th Avenue, Dominion Tower; Room 206a
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Demarchena is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Demarchena studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Demarchena include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
815 Nw 57th Avenue; Suite 130
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Gonzalez is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
1435 W. 49th Place; Suite 500
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Dieguez works as an interventional cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dieguez honors. After attending Central University of the East School of Medicine, Dr. Dieguez completed his residency training at San Juan Municipal Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1190 Nw 95th Street; Suite 404
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Vitalie Crudu is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2140 W 68th Street; Suite 403
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Diaz is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Hialeah, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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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.