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We found 4 interventional cardiologists who accept US Family Health Plan near Cape May Court House, NJ.

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Dr. Alan S Moak, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard; Cape May Court
House, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Moak is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Moak's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, stent placement (stenting), and iliac artery angioplasty. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Moak trained at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Duke University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012. Dr. Moak's professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty, Renal Vascular Disease, Consultative Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Henry Matthai Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard; Cape May Court
House, NJ
 

Dr. William Matthai's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Matthai include consultative cardiology and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Matthai honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Matthai performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Matthai include: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Gene Chang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard; Cape May Court
House, NJ
 

Dr. Gene Chang works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Chang's clinical interests encompass heart attack. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and a graduate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Chang's distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2012-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. He is conversant in Korean. He is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Attack

Dr. Robert Hsin-Fan Li, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2 Stone Harbor Boulevard; Cape May Court
House, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Li is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests encompass consultative cardiology, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Li is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. Dr. Li has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Coronary ... (Read more)

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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.