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We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Medicare near Coos Bay, OR.

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Dr. Richard Cameron Padgett, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1900 Woodland Drive
Coos Bay, OR
 

Dr. Richard Padgett's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts Great-West Healthcare, Labor & Industries, Cigna, and more. Dr. Padgett attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He is professionally affiliated with PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District.

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Dr. Dennis Joseph Gory, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1900 Woodland Drive
Coos Bay, OR
 

Dr. Dennis Gory works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Gory's hospital/clinic affiliations include PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District. He honors Great-West Healthcare, Cigna, and Providence, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Gory attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Stephen Lloyd Cook, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1900 Woodland Drive
Coos Bay, OR
 

Dr. Stephen Cook's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Great-West Healthcare, Cigna, and Providence, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Cook is affiliated with PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1775 Thompson Road
Coos Bay, OR
 

Dr. Ricky Latham specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Dr. Latham attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1900 Woodland Drive
Coos Bay, OR
 

Dr. Satyendra Giri's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Coos Bay, OR. He accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Armed Forces Medical College, he performed his residency at Hartford Hospital.

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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.