We found 4 providers matching pacemaker implantation and who accept MultiPlan PPO near Tampa, FL.

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Dr. Dany Edward Sayad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
509 South Armenia Avenue; 2nd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Dany Sayad's specialty is adult cardiology. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Sayad's areas of expertise include atherosclerosis, pacemaker implantation, and angina. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health, James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH), and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and Saint Joseph University of Beirut for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Sayad is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Biventricular Pacemaker, Hypertension, Stress ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 27
  • Charge (avg.): $998
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $513
Dr. Sanders Honggook Chae, JD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3rd Floor, Office of Sanders Chae Md; 2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sanders Chae's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Tampa, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart valve disease, pacemaker implantation, and cardioversion. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of South Florida (USF) Health and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Dr. Chae is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Chae trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Chae 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. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Biventricular Pacemaker, Hypertension, Catheter Ablation, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,700
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $553
Dr. Bengt Herweg, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
5th Floor, Usf Department of Cardiology; 2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Bengt Herweg's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include the following: ablation, heart transplant, and heart valve disease. Dr. Herweg is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His training includes a residency program at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. Dr. Herweg's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of South Florida (USF) Health and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Biventricular Pacemaker, Heart Transplant, Cardioversion, Ventricular ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 45
  • Charge (avg.): $1,490 - $1,700
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $487 - $557
Dr. Aarti Anil Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Aarti Patel, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. These areas are among her clinical interests: ablation, pacemaker implantation, and cardioversion. Dr. Patel is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. She attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Patel trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Patel's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Biventricular Pacemaker, Hypertension, Heart ... (Read more)

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What is Pacemaker Implantation?

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.

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