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Dr. Steven J Lederman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Steven Lederman works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lederman include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Winthrop-University Hospital. Dr. Lederman takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Lederman attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), cardiac catheterization

All Interests: Syncope, Research, Heart Valve Disease, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Tests, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    99.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
  • Based on 250 patients (2009-2011)
Procedure Information for Non-Emergency Angioplasty
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.2 times the average?
  • Based on 239 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Neal B Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
745 Route 25a; Suite F
Rocky Point, NY
 

Dr. Neal Patel is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in East Setauket, NY, Smithtown, NY, and Rocky Point, NY. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: stress echo, heart problems, and atherosclerosis. He is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Francis Hospital, and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Patel trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He accepts HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), cardiac catheterization

All Interests: Stress Echo, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, Atherosclerosis Prevention, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 174
  • Uninsured Cost: $885 - $1,742
  • Medicare Cost: $299 - $729
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Dr. Trevor Anthony Verga, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
745 Route 25a; Suite F
Rocky Point, NY
 

Dr. Trevor Verga, who practices in Smithtown, NY, Rocky Point, NY, and Wading River, NY, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Verga studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His residency was performed at North Shore University Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: stress echo, permanent pacemaker implantation, and heart failure. Dr. Verga is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac catheterization

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stress Echo, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation, Heart Problems, CT Scan, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,831
  • Medicare Cost: $1,254
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Dr. Patrick Paul Valentino, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Patrick Valentino's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Valentino is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal artery stenosis, enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP), and heart failure. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Valentino accepts. Dr. Valentino attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Valentino (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), cardiac catheterization

All Interests: Heart Valve Surgery, Hypertension, Renal Artery Stenosis, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Roger Fan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
271 Route 25a
Wading River, NY
 

Dr. Roger Fan is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His clinical interests include permanent pacemaker implantation, electrophysiological (EP) study, and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Fan is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine and a graduate of Brigham and Women's Hospital's residency program. Dr. Fan has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Ventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation, Radiofrequency ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 44
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,800 - $3,800
  • Medicare Cost: $920 - $1,254
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Dr. Chirayu V Gor, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
745 Route 25a; Suite F
Rocky Point, NY
 

Dr. Chirayu Gor practices adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include nuclear scan, pulmonary hypertension, and coronary artery disease. HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gor honors. Dr. Gor graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac catheterization

All Interests: MRI, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Angiogram, CT Scan, Nuclear Scan, Pulmonary Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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What is Cardiac Catheterization?

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure done to check on the health of the heart. A tiny, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted into a blood vessel through a very small opening, usually in the groin, and threaded through the blood vessel up to the heart. Once the catheter is in place, it can diagnose problems in the heart and perform certain corrective procedures.

A coronary catheter can be used to:
  • Take blood samples
  • Inject dye for an angiogram
  • Check for valve defects
  • Measure oxygen and pressure levels within the heart chambers
  • Take a biopsy
  • Perform a percutaneous coronary intervention, or procedure to clear blocked arteries
  • Widen narrowed valve openings

Because all of this can be accomplished without the need for open surgery, cardiac catheterization has become a popular option.