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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Bronze Compass 6400 near Safety Harbor, FL.

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Dr. Parag Dhirubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 200
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Parag Patel works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. In his practice, Dr. Patel focuses on heart problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at the University of Glasgow School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He speaks Gujarati. He is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Saleemuddin Imtyazuddin Saiyad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2196 Main Street; Suite H
Dunedin, FL
 

Dr. Saleem Saiyad, who practices in Dunedin, FL, Tampa, FL, and Port Charlotte, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Saiyad include diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and fibromyalgia. Dr. Saiyad takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Saiyad attended medical school at B.J. Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Saiyad (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Gujarati. Dr. Saiyad is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Tampa Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Auto Injuries, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Arrhythmias

Dr. Imran Tahir Ismail, DO
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1700 N Mcmullen Booth Rd D-1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Imran Ismail, who practices in Largo, FL, Davenport, FL, and Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine, adult cardiology, and interventional cardiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac catheterization, and nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging). Dr. Ismail is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Largo Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Ismail (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Sign Language, and Hindi. Dr. Ismail is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Failure, Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 200
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Cambier sees patients in Safety Harbor, FL. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, carotid artery disease, and pericarditis. He 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. Dr. Cambier is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lang Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1840 Mease Drive; #200
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Lang Lin, who practices in Safety Harbor, FL and Clearwater, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lin's areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, mitral valve prolapse, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

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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.