We found 10 interventional cardiologists who accept Bronze Compass 4200 near Pensacola, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1921 Waldemere Street; #301
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Frederick Yturralde practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Yturralde 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.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Saurabh Sanon practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Government Medical College, Nagpur. 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. Sanon is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Franklin Fleischhauer is an interventional cardiologist in Pensacola, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fleischhauer accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. George Aycock is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Pensacola, FL. Dr. Aycock takes 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 the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Safwan Jaalouk, who practices in Pensacola, FL, is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology. Dr. Jaalouk takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Edwin Rogers practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Pensacola, FL. Dr. Rogers's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Luther Carter practices interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Carter takes.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2011 Whaley Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. William Doty's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Doty accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1717 N E Street; Suite 331
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. William Pickens 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. Pickens honors. Dr. Pickens is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5151 N 9th Avenue; Suite 200
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Rohit Amin sees patients in Pensacola, FL. His medical specialties are 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. Amin accepts.

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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.