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We found 10 cardiologists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1431 near Stuart, FL.

Dr. Stephen Lackey Chastain, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5850 Se Community Drive
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Chastain works as a cardiologist. Dr. Chastain attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chastain accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Steven Malosky is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Stuart, FL. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Malosky is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Dr. David Mark Drossner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
10 Se Central Parkway; #222 - Jupiter Medical Center
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. David Drossner is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Stuart, FL, Miami, FL, and Palm Beach Gardens, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. He studied medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Drossner completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Drossner 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.

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Dr. Louis Carnendran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
 

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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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Lismore Heron specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Heron graduated from Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Heron accepts 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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Dr. Adrian Michael Danchenko, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Adrian Danchenko is an adult cardiology specialist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Danchenko studied medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1001 Se Monterey Commons Boulevard; Suite 300
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. William McManus is an interventional cardiologist in Stuart, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Robert Cotler, who practices in Stuart, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Cotler studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Howard Helfman sees patients in Stuart, FL. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Helfman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Sattar Gojraty is a cardiologist in Stuart, FL. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Gojraty is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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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.