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We found 11 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Zephyrhills, FL.

Dr. Huy Doan Khuu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Huy Khuu is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His areas of expertise include peripheral vascular interventions and cardiac catheterization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Florida Medical Clinic, Tampa General Hospital (TGH), and Bayfront Health Dade City. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Khuu performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. 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.

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Clinical interests: Heart Stent Placement, Coronary Angioplasty, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Chetan Khamare, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38035 Medical Center Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Chetan Khamare is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Khamare honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. In addition to English, Dr. Khamare (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Dr. Vladimir Curkovic, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Vladimir Curkovic practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Zephyrhills, FL, Dade City, FL, and Wesley Chapel, FL. He has a special interest in heart stent placement. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City. Dr. Curkovic 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. Dr. Curkovic is a graduate of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine and a graduate of Lenox Hill Hospital's residency program.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Pacemaker, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Gilbert Alexander Postler, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Gilbert Postler specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He speaks German. In his practice, he is particularly interested in peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Postler's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Florida Medical Clinic, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Postler attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Vascular Disease

Dr. Sunil Gupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38035 Medical Center Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Sunil Gupta's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Gupta has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gupta honors. He obtained his medical school training at Maulana Azad Medical College and performed his residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, G.B. Pant Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Lakeland Regional Health (LRH), and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other, Internal Medicine
37852 Medical Arts Court
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Ramanath Rao practices interventional cardiology in Zephyrhills, FL and Dade City, FL. Dr. Rao is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Mysore Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Rao trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Rao is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Dr. Vikas Reddy Soma, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38035 Medical Center Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Vikas Soma is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Soma (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Soma's hospital/clinic affiliations include Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Bayfront Health Dade City. He attended medical school at Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). Dr. Soma's medical residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. He honors 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. Nadim Gaffar Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
38135 Market Square
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Nadim Khan practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise consist of electrophysiological (EP) study and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Khan graduated from Madras Medical College. Dr. Khan's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital North, Florida Medical Clinic, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable ... (Read more)

Dr. Ghazanfar Khadim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6833 Medical View Lane
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Ghazanfar Khadim is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Khadim include heart problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khadim attended Khyber Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Khadim is affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Ketul K Chauhan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
38035 Medical Center Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Ketul Chauhan is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chauhan honors. Dr. Chauhan studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. Dr. Chauhan's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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Dr. Moethu Win, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
6833 Medical View Lane
Zephyrhills, FL
 

Dr. Moethu Win is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Zephyrhills, FL, Dade City, FL, and Plant City, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Medicine 2, Yangon. Dr. Win is affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City.

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What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology is the treatment of heart disease without surgery, through the use of catheters. Primarily this is via a procedure called cardiac catheterization, where a long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is threaded through a vein or artery up towards the heart. The catheter can be used to inject dye for x-rays, open narrowed artery walls, widen heart valves, place stents, or perform other tests and procedures.

Cardiology is a large specialty, and covers many diseases and disorders of the heart as well as several different kinds of treatments. What makes interventional cardiologists special is their ability to use minimally invasive procedures to treat heart disease. Interventional cardiologists may treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease, where blood vessels become narrowed or blocked. They also may repair or replace damaged heart valves.

During a cardiac catheterization, the interventional cardiologist inserts the catheter into a blood vessel through a small incision in the groin or arm. It is then threaded to the blocked artery or into the heart, where tiny tools can be passed through the tube. These tools are used to perform percutaneous coronary interventions, or procedures done to the heart and arteries via catheter. Procedures may include:
  • Angioplasty, or opening of blocked arteries, often via the inflation of a balloon
  • Atherectomy, the physical cutting away of plaque buildup
  • Stenting, the placement of metal springs to hold artery walls open
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Closure of holes in the heart

That these procedures can be performed without the pain and recovery time of traditional surgery is truly amazing.