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Specializes in Vascular Surgery
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Jeanwan Kang is a specialist in vascular surgery. She works in Cleveland, OH and Avon, OH. Dr. Kang's clinical interests include amputation, bypass surgery, and venoplasty (venous angioplasty). She is affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. She attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Kang completed a residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Kang an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kang is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , venoplasty (venous angioplasty), angioplasty

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Renal Vascular Disease, Stenosis, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,990
  • Medicare Cost: $195
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Specializes in Vascular Surgery
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Fvmob545
Avon, OH
 

Dr. J. Corso's area of specialization is vascular surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center and Fairview Hospital. Dr. Corso honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry HSA, and Humana HMO. He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Corso completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 268
  • Uninsured Cost: $634 - $4,647
  • Medicare Cost: $216 - $1,266
Dr. Mark Eric Angel, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Avw-2
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Mark Angel's specialty is interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve prolapse, and rheumatic heart disease. Dr. Angel is affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center. He attended medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. For his residency, Dr. Angel trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Angel is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Mitral Stenosis, Mitral ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wv-2
Avon, OH
 

Dr. E. Nukta's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Nukta's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) insertion, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nukta takes. Dr. Nukta graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Nukta include: Teacher of the Year Award; Physician of the Year; and years of service. He is affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, lower extremity (leg) angioplasty, coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion, Clinical Trials, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 78
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,075
  • Medicare Cost: $380 - $564
Dr. Basem Droubi, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Basem Droubi is a vascular surgeon in Fairview Park, OH, Cleveland, OH, and Avon, OH. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Fairview Hospital and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. Patient ratings for Dr. Droubi average 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Droubi takes. He is affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center and Fairview Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,990
  • Medicare Cost: $217
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1220 Moore Road; Suite #b
Avon, OH
 

Dr. Matthew Becker works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Becker is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,806
  • Medicare Cost: $582
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Specializes in Other
33100 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Aavw 2-2
Avon, OH
 

Dr. James Bekeny's education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Clinical interests for Dr. Bekeny include renal vascular disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bekeny takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bekeny is professionally affiliated with Richard E. Jacobs Health Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Sclerotherapy, Varicose Veins, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal ... (Read more)

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.