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We found 8 cardiologists who accept BlueOptions near Sanford, FL.

Dr. Jorge Antonio Garcia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
755 Rinehart Road; Suite 100
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Garcia practices pediatric cardiology. Dr. Garcia has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Central University of Ecuador for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Aneurysm, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos Persio Grullon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Grullon is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grullon honors. After attending Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Providence Hospital. Dr. Grullon is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Tulio Alberto Sulbaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
305 N Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran's medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Sulbaran's education and training includes medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Sulbaran takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mubeen Hasan Chida, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
305 Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Mubeen Chida works as a cardiologist. Dr. Chida is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Before completing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Chida attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Patient ratings for Dr. Chida average 4.5 stars out of 5. 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.

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

Dr. Wilberto Lester M. Mariano Lopez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Wilberto Lopez is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Lopez is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and MyBlue, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Aortic Valve Disease, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1403 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 106
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from Osmania University. He trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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

Dr. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. William David's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. David is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Lawrence Edward Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Vallario's education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Vallario is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.