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We found 13 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Merriam, KS.

Dr. Peter N Tadros, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Mid - America Cardiology; The University of Kansas Hospital-3901 Rainbow Blv
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Peter Tadros is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Tadros include coronary angiogram, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and heart attack. Dr. Tadros is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Tadros has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Research, Stress Echo, Hypertension, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven B Laster, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
4330 Wornall; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Steven Laster practices interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: peripheral artery disease (PAD), medical education, and peripheral vascular interventions. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Laster completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Artery Disease, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Medical Education, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Randall E Genton, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard G600
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Randall Genton practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Genton include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and second opinions. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with McMaster University, Dr. Genton attended McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Genton is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Second Opinions, Atrial Fibrillation, Men's Health Issues, Dizziness, Women's Heart Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth C Huber, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
4330 Wornall; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kenneth Huber's area of specialization is interventional cardiology. His clinical interests encompass balloon mitral valvuloplasty. Dr. Huber is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Huber (or staff) is conversant in German and Italian. Dr. Huber's professional affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Mark A Wiley, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; G-600
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Mark Wiley's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Wiley's clinical interests include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and syncope (fainting). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wiley accepts. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. Dr. Wiley is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Men's Health Issues, Renal Vascular Disease, Dizziness, Women's Heart Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie Angela Totta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
8805 Long Street
Lenexa, KS
 

Dr. Carrie Totta is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. These areas are among Dr. Totta's clinical interests: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), heart attack, and syncope (fainting). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for her residency. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Totta honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Cardioversion, Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Aloysius Albracht, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9119 W 74th Street; Suite 350
Merriam, KS
 

Dr. Anthony Albracht works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Albracht has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Albracht is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Dr. Ashwani Mehta, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Ashwani Mehta is a specialist in interventional cardiology. Dr. Mehta obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Safdarjang Hospital and The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mehta include coronary angiogram, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehta (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Coronary Angiogram, Aortic Valve Disease, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jhulan Mukharji, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9119 W 74th Street; Suite 350
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. Jhulan Mukharji's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mukharji studied medicine at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. He trained at Jersey City Medical Center for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Mukharji is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Dr. Matthew Bryan Earnest, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Suite G600
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Matthew Earnest is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Earnest include coronary angiogram, consultative cardiology, and second opinions. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Earnest's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Coronary Angiogram, Second Opinions, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Chest Pain, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Scott Hockstad, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Suite G600
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Eric Hockstad works as an interventional cardiologist in Overland Park, KS and Kansas City, KS. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hockstad include coronary angiogram, atherosclerosis, and heart attack. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Coronary Angiogram, Atrial Septal Defect, Renal Vascular Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ammar Habib, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
9119 W 74th Street; Suite 350
Merriam, KS
 

Dr. Ammar Habib's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Shawnee Mission, KS, Leavenworth, KS, and Merriam, KS. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Habib's medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
7301 East Frontage Road; Suite 200
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. Paul Kramer's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kramer is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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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.