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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
654 1st Street
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Christopher Ike is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6070 Lakeside Commons
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Talley Culclasure's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Macon, GA. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Culclasure is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
682 Hemlock Street; Suite 490
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Zoe Jones' areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Jones's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones honors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
682 Hemlock Street; Suite 490
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Carter Tharpe's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Tharpe is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
770 Pine Street; Suite 310
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Surender Malhotra's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Macon, GA. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
250 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Macon, GA
 

Dr. John Hawkins works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hawkins is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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