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We found 3 providers matching angiogram and who accept Commercial Insurances near Grosse Pointe, MI.

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Dr. Ashish Gangasani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25195 Kelly Road; Suite A
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. Ashish Gangasani is a specialist in adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gangasani's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, St. John's Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Gangasani attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and All India Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school. Dr. Gangasani (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $258
  • Medicare Cost: $35
Dr. Hamid Sattar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
22201 Moross; Suite 380
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
 

Dr. Hamid Sattar's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Sattar (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sattar 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 - Taylor. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sattar accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , arteriogram

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 163
  • Uninsured Cost: $156 - $570
  • Medicare Cost: $56 - $408
Dr. Omar Ali, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
22201 Moross; Suite 380
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
 

Dr. Omar Ali's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Brownstown, MI, Dearborn, MI, and Detroit, MI. Dr. Ali is conversant in Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ali include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), coronary angiogram, and orthostatic hypotension. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. After completing medical school at the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Ali takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angiogram, peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram, arteriogram, angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $156 - $460
  • Medicare Cost: $56 - $303

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What is an Angiogram?

Angiography is the use of x-rays to examine blood vessels, especially in order to identify any blocked or misshapen vessels that may cause problems. The test itself is called an angiogram. Some of the disorders that angiograms can be used to diagnose include:
  • Blockages and narrowing
  • Weakened walls and bulging, called an aneurysm
  • Malformations and misshapen blood vessels
  • Kidney artery conditions
  • Aorta artery conditions
  • Vein problems, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots or embolisms

During an angiogram, the doctor inserts a very thin, flexible tube called a catheter into a blood vessel through an opening in the groin or arm. The catheter is threaded through the body to the site of the suspected problem, where a small amount of dye is injected into the bloodstream and x-rays are taken. The dye makes the surrounding blood vessels visible via x-ray.

If necessary, certain procedures can be performed after an angiogram while the catheter is in place. Angioplasty is the use of a catheter to widen narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents are like tiny coiled springs that hold blood vessels open, and they can be placed during a catheterization. Damaged heart valves can also be repaired or replaced.

A typical angiogram takes about an hour to perform, but it may be longer if the catheterization is used to perform procedures on the blood vessels. It may be uncomfortable at times but is usually not painful. Afterwards, you may be monitored for up to six hours to make sure any bleeding from the insertion site has stopped, and you will be given fluids to help flush the dye from your body. For a day or two after an angiogram it is important to drink plenty of fluids and keep strenuous activity to a minimum.