We found 37 interventional cardiologists who accept Aetna PPO near New York, NY.

Dr. Harsimran Sachdeva Singh, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
520 East 70th Street Starr 4
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harsimran Singh is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Singh include congenital heart disease, echocardiogram (echo), and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Singh accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Singh attended Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Manish Ashwin Parikh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
51 West 51st Street; Suite 330
New York, NY
 

Dr. Manish Parikh's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), angina, and cardiac catheterization. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Parikh takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Parikh attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors and Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. Dr. Parikh is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty, Angina, Cardiac Catheterization

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.9%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.7 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 985 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.9%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.0 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 958 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Christopher N Irobunda, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Irobunda works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. His clinical interests include percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), coronary angioplasty (PTCA), and coronary artery disease. Dr. Irobunda has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Irobunda is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, Consultation, Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.5 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 122 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 120 patients (2009-2011)
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Philip Green, MD, FACC
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
161 Fort Washington Avenue Hip 6-610; Herbert Irving Pavilion
New York, NY
 

Dr. Philip Green's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In his practice, Dr. Green focuses on cardiac catheterization. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, ColumbiaDoctors, and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Green takes Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Green attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Honors and Awards; American College of Cardiology Foundation, Merck Fellowship Award; and Residency Mentorship Award. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Endovascular Disease, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Atul Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
170 William Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Atul Sharma is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks Spanish, Russian, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, coronary angiogram, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Sharma is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sharma's medical residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiac Stress Testing, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Alexander Joachim Slotwiner, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
170 William Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alexander Slotwiner is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Slotwiner include coronary angiogram, cardiac risk reduction, and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA). He takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Coronary Angiogram, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Preventive ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.3%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 2.1 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 248 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.2%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 2.4 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 204 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. James Ernest Lock, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. James Lock is a pediatric cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Lock attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including National Merit Scholar; Established Investigator, Aha; and Nadas Professor, Harvard. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Massachusetts General Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Catheterization

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
150 55th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Robert Zaloom is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Brooklyn, NY. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zaloom honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Zaloom's training includes a residency program at Lutheran Medical Center. Dr. Zaloom (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. He is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
339 Hicks Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Niki Kantrowitz practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Her education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. These areas are among her clinical interests: heart problems, electrocardiogram (EKG), and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Kantrowitz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kantrowitz has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Kantrowitz (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Italian. She is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Electrocardiogram, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 277 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.3%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 202 patients (2009-2011)
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
270 Ninth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Hugo Rosero is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Rosero (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. His areas of expertise include high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), cardiomyopathy, and mitral valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Rosero accepts Amerigroup, Amerigroup Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Heart Attack, Mitral Valve Disease, High Cholesterol

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.1%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 413 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 373 patients (2009-2011)
Dr. Geoffrey William Bergman, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
520 E 70th Street; # Starr-4
New York, NY
 

Dr. Geoffrey Bergman is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in New York, NY. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bergman include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. His education and training includes medical school at the University of London, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and King's College London School of Medicine and residency at Guy's Hospital. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bergman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Italian. Dr. Bergman is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 647 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.3%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.3 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 576 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Cezar Septimiu Staniloae, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
275 7th Avenue; 3rd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Cezar Staniloae practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Staniloae's clinical interests: atrial septal defect, renal artery stenosis, and aortic stenosis. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Staniloae takes. He graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy. His training includes a residency program at Cabrini Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Aortic Stenosis, Atrial Septal Defect, Heart Valve Disease, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
550 1st Avenue; 14th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Stylianos Papadakos works as an interventional cardiologist. After attending the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. These areas are among Dr. Papadakos's clinical interests: rheumatic heart disease, atherosclerosis, and carotid artery disease. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Papadakos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and St. Francis Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Atherosclerosis, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    98.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 757 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.2%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.0 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 710 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Robert Mark Minutello, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1305 York Avenue; 8th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Robert Minutello is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Clinical interests for Dr. Minutello include percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), heart problems, and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). He is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Missouri Medical Association Award. Dr. Minutello (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Russian, and Italian. Dr. Minutello is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Invasive Cardiology, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.3 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 714 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99.3%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.5 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 600 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Christopher Leigh Ferrante Gade, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1305 York Avenue; 8th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Gade is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in New York, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Gade is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Gade attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school. Dr. Gade (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.5 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 90 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.7 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 85 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Martin Bert Leon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
130 E 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Martin Leon practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and heart valve disease. Dr. Leon takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has received the distinction of One of America's Top Doctors. Dr. Leon's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Valve Disease, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty, ... (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.
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