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

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
5850 Se Community Drive
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Chastain is an adult cardiology specialist in Stuart, FL. Dr. Chastain is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham 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 works as a pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Drossner honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Drossner is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
 

Dr. Louis Carnendran is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Miami, FL and Tampa, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine 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 is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Heron is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Heron takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. Steven Malosky is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Malosky graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Adrian Danchenko practices adult cardiology. He takes 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 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Robert Cotler is an adult cardiology specialist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Cotler studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Sattar Gojraty is an adult cardiology specialist in Stuart, FL. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gojraty studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1027 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Howard Helfman's specialty is adult cardiology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Helfman takes. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) 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. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.