We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Coventry near Altoona, PA.

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Dr. Saurin Ramabhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1915 Valley View Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Saurin Patel works as an interventional cardiologist in Everett, PA and Altoona, PA. In addition to English, Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He trained at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for residency. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel takes.

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Dr. Roy Elie Abrahamian, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1915 Valley View Boulevard; 1915 Valley View Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Roy Abrahamian is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Abrahamian (or staff) speaks Arabic and French. Dr. Abrahamian's professional affiliations include UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Abrahamian trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1414 9th Avenue; Station Medical Center
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. George Jabbour works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial. Dr. Jabbour accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After attending Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at American University of Beirut Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Jabbour (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and French.

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Dr. Ziad Khoury, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1915 Valley View Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Ziad Khoury's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Altoona, PA and Everett, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khoury honors. Dr. Khoury obtained his medical school training at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Khoury speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
1321 11th Avenue
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Amit Nanavati practices interventional cardiology in Altoona, PA. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nanavati honors. Dr. Nanavati is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Boston Medical Center. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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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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