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We found 6 cardiologists who accept Medicare near Dalton, GA.

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Dr. Ezad Niaz Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1411 Chattanooga Avenue
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Ezad Ahmad is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Ahmad studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Sindh Medical College. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1436 Broadrick Drive; Suite B
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Gary Olson is a cardiologist in Dalton, GA. He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1436 Broadrick Drive; Suite B
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Eric Guerra sees patients in Dalton, GA. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Guerra is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1436 Broadrick Drive; Suite B
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Santhi Adigopula's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Adigopula is in-network for Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Guntur Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1600 Broadrick Drive
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Rajiv Verma practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1436 Broadrick Drive; Suite B
Dalton, GA
 

Dr. Stephen Rohn is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Rohn attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He takes Medicare insurance.

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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.