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We found 6 providers matching pacemaker implantation and who accept Blue Choice POS near Allen Park, MI.

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Dr. Ashish Gangasani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
6540 Park Avenue
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Ashish Gangasani's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Gangasani has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Gangasani attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Gangasani (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, St. John's Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Heart Failure, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $916 - $1,042
  • Medicare Cost: $388 - $508
Dr. Syed Mohsin Mohsin Ali Jafri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6742 Park Avenue
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Syed Jafri's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Jafri's clinical interests include atrial fibrillation, mitral stenosis, and women's heart disease. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Buffalo General Hospital for residency. Dr. Jafri has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Jafri (or staff) speaks Urdu. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Sohail Akhtar Hassan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
22060 Beech Street; Suite 200
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Sohail Hassan specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) and practices in Roseville, MI, Garden City, MI, and Dearborn, MI. Clinical interests for Dr. Hassan include ankle brachial index (ABI), heart problems, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hassan attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school. Dr. Hassan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, St. John's Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Clinical Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Venous Doppler Study, Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study, Ankle ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $750 - $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $515 - $562
Dr. Joseph Chattahi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2881 Monroe Street; Suite 100
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Chattahi is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Chattahi include orthostatic hypotension, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chattahi graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Chattahi's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Enlarged Heart, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2881 Monroe; Suite 1
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. George Nahhas is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist. He is conversant in Arabic. In his practice, he is particularly interested in spider veins and ambulatory phlebectomy. Dr. Nahhas's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Garden City Hospital. Dr. Nahhas obtained his medical school training at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nahhas accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Sclerotherapy, Spider Veins, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Ultrasound

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $840
  • Medicare Cost: $551
Dr. Tahir Ibrahim Mohamed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6050 Greenfield; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Tahir Mohamed works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Mohamed's clinical interests include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Mohamed attended the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (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.