We found 17 providers matching pacemaker implantation and who accept Humana Silver near Kansas City, MO.

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Dr. Dhanunjaya Reddy Lakkireddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Suite G600
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy's specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Lakkireddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: LARIAT procedure, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Lakkireddy is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Osmania Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Lakkireddy's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Research, Neuromuscular Disorders, Heart Problems, LARIAT ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $790
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $489
Dr. Brian Marion Ramza, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brian Ramza is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Ramza is especially interested in ventricular tachycardia. He is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Saint Luke's East Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Ramza attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Laser Treatment, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 67
  • Charge (avg.): $855 - $2,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $465 - $493

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Lawrence Rigden is a North Kansas City, MO physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Rigden is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He is affiliated with Meritas Health. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 56
  • Charge (avg.): $988 - $1,015
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $465 - $524
Dr. Michael Joseph Giocondo, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Michael Giocondo is a physician who specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Giocondo's areas of expertise include ventricular tachycardia. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Giocondo is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Laser Treatment, Electrophysiological ... (Read more)

Dr. Raghuveer Dendi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Raghuveer Dendi practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Dendi's areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), ventricular tachycardia, and atrial fibrillation. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 27
  • Charge (avg.): $789
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $506
Dr. Charles B Porter, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Charles Porter sees patients in Kansas City, KS, Atchison, KS, and Overland Park, KS. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. These areas are among his clinical interests: second opinions, aortic disease, and angina. Dr. Porter's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Porter speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Transplant Procedures, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Loren D Berenbom, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Loren Berenbom, who practices in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Berenbom's clinical interests: heart attack, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Berenbom has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 39
  • Charge (avg.): $691 - $790
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $442 - $506
Dr. Martin P Emert, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Martin Emert's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). These areas are among his clinical interests: heart attack, syncope (fainting), and ventricular tachycardia. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Emert accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Emert is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Via Christi Health, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 32
  • Charge (avg.): $691 - $790
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $442 - $484

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
N Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Scott Chapman specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He has a special interest in atrial fibrillation. Dr. Chapman takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Chapman attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Meritas Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 49
  • Charge (avg.): $1,036
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $527
Dr. Rhea C Pimentel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Rhea Pimentel specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Her areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), ventricular tachycardia, and pacemaker. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Pimentel performed her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Pimentel has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 54
  • Charge (avg.): $690 - $789
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $442 - $496
Dr. Alan P Wimmer, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Alan Wimmer is a cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Wimmer has a special interest in ventricular tachycardia. He is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. He obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiological Study, Ventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. Yeruva Veera Madhu Mohan V Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Yeruva Reddy is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Areas of expertise for Dr. Reddy include LARIAT procedure, heart attack, and syncope (fainting). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reddy attended Armed Forces Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Supraventricular Arrhythmia, Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $788
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $494
Dr. David G Skolnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. David Skolnick is a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO. Dr. Skolnick is especially interested in echocardiogram (echo). He is affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Skolnick's training includes a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Heart Problems, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Echocardiogram, Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Julian Jesus Nunez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek - Cardiology; 8880 Northeast 82nd Terrace
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Julian Nunez's area of specialization is adult cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Hospital and Mosaic Life Care. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Nunez's medical residency was performed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nunez takes.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,222
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $387
Dr. Sanjaya Kumar Gupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Sanjaya Gupta sees patients in Lees Summit, MO and Kansas City, MO. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Gupta trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gupta include ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Gupta is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Dr. Gupta (or staff) is conversant in French and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pacemaker implantation

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiological Study, Ventricular ... (Read more)

Dr. John Kenneth Ngochua Lee, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
4330 Wornall Road; Suite 2000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. John Lee practices cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include heart failure and autonomic disorders (dysautonomia). He is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. He studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Lee has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Anderson County Hospital, Wright Memorial Hospital, and Hedrick Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Autonomic Disorders, Heart Failure

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,390
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $510

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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.

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