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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Medicare near Sandusky, OH.

Dr. Hassan Mohammad Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
703 Tyler Street Building 2; Suite 250
Sandusky, OH
 

Dr. Hassan Ibrahim practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Sandusky, OH and Norwalk, OH. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Tishreen University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ibrahim completed residency programs at Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hurley Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Damascus. Dr. Ibrahim is affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH), Fisher-Titus Medical Center, and Firelands Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
703 Tyler Street; Suite 250
Sandusky, OH
 

Dr. Stephen Tann's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Tann is affiliated with Firelands Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. William Scott Sheldon, MS, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
703 Tyler Street; Suite 250
Sandusky, OH
 

Dr. William Sheldon specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Sandusky, OH, Elyria, OH, and Avon, OH. His professional affiliations include the University Hospitals (UH), Firelands Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Health System. After completing medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Sheldon's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sheldon is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Naim Zreik Farhat, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
703 Tyler Street Building 2; Suite 250
Sandusky, OH
 

Dr. Naim Farhat is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Elyria, OH, Norwalk, OH, and Westlake, OH. Dr. Farhat is especially interested in cardiac catheterization. His professional affiliations include the University Hospitals (UH) and Fisher-Titus Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Farhat's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Catheterization

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
703 Tyler Street
Sandusky, OH
 

Dr. Mikhail Kirnus, who practices in Sandusky, OH, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Firelands Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kirnus honors Medicare insurance.

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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.