We found 5 providers matching pacemaker implantation and who accept United Healthcare Silver near Sanford, FL.
Dr. Jorge Garcia is a pediatric cardiologist in Orlando, FL, Celebration, FL, and Lake Mary, FL. He is a graduate of Central University of Ecuador. For his professional training, Dr. Garcia completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Garcia is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. In addition to English, Dr. Garcia speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.
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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Aneurysm, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)
Dr. Tulio Sulbaran specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Sanford, FL and Deland, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In addition to English, Dr. Sulbaran speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.
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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Stent Placement, ... (Read more)
Dr. Mubeen Chida is a cardiologist in Sanford, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Chida obtained his medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar is an adult cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended Osmania University for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center for residency. Patients gave Dr. Hippalgaonkar an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is an in-network provider for 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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- Medicare Volume: 11
- Uninsured Cost: $737
- Medicare Cost: $520
Dr. William David works as an adult cardiologist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. David is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.
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A pacemaker is a tiny device, implanted under the skin, which controls arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. The contractions of a healthy heart are controlled by tiny electrical impulses within the body. If something goes wrong with this internal electrical system, a pacemaker can take over and keep the heart beating in a regular rhythm.
The device consists of a battery and two insulated wires that will carry electricity to the heart. In most cases, the wires are put into position through a small incision near the shoulder and threaded through a large vein. A battery pack, about the size of a silver dollar, is inserted just under the collarbone, and the wires are connected to it.
The pacemaker monitors your heartbeat. Newer models can even measure temperature, respiration, and other vital signs, constantly sending them to your physician. Pacemakers adjust to activity level, and do not intervene unless the heart begins to beat irregularly. If this happens, low-energy electrical impulses are temporarily given to the heart in a stable rhythm to get the heart beating back in time.
In adults, pacemakers are usually inserted using minimal anesthesia. You will be given medication to make you drowsy and block pain. After the procedure, you may have swelling and discomfort while the incisions heal. It’s important to take things slowly at first to allow your heart to adjust to the pacemaker. Normal activity can be resumed within a few days, but heavy lifting and vigorous exercise should be avoided for several weeks.