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Dr. Howard Craig Herrmann, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3400 Spruce Street, 9 Gates Building; Suite 4283
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Howard Herrmann is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among Dr. Herrmann's clinical interests: mitral stenosis, aortic stenosis, and mitral regurgitation (leaky mitral valve). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Herrmann's medical residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2007 through 2016. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Heart Stent Placement, Aortic Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,978
  • Medicare Cost: $619
Dr. Robert Louis Wilensky, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3400 Spruce Street; 9 Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Wilensky is an adult cardiology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wilensky include consultative cardiology, cardiac catheterization, and ischemic cardiomyopathy. Dr. Wilensky honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Georgetown University Medical Center's residency program. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is conversant in Dutch. Dr. Wilensky is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Consultative Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization, Kidney ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,010
  • Medicare Cost: $647
Dr. Venkat Ramana Kalapatapu, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
3737 Market Street; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Venkat Kalapatapu is a physician who specializes in vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Kalapatapu include aortic dissection repair, renal angioplasty, and stent placement (stenting). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Kalapatapu graduated from Kakatiya Medical College. He completed his residency training at Easton Hospital and Providence Hospital. Dr. Kalapatapu (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, iliac artery angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Stent Placement, Aortic Disease, Peripheral Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Joseph Ruggiero II, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
111 S 11th Street; Gibbon Building, Suite 6210
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Nicholas Ruggiero works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, rheumatic heart disease, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Ruggiero honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ruggiero obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received the distinction of SCAI Gregory Braden Interventional Cardiology Fellow of the Year Recipient.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, MRI, Atrial Septal Defect, Brachytherapy, Chest Pain, Ultrasound, Balloon ... (Read more)

Dr. David L Fischman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
111 S 11th Street; Gibbon Building, Suite 6210
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Fischman is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, rheumatic heart disease, and dobutamine stress echo. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fischman is a graduate of New York Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Fischman completed a residency program at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Dobutamine Stress Echo, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Transcatheter Aortic Valve ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,238
  • Medicare Cost: $670
Dr. Alan S Moak, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
39th and Market Street; 4 Phi
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Alan Moak is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal angioplasty, stent placement (stenting), and iliac artery angioplasty. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Moak obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Duke University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012. His professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Moak's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, iliac artery angioplasty , mesenteric artery angioplasty, coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty, Renal Vascular Disease, Consultative Cardiology, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,594
  • Medicare Cost: $612
Dr. William Henry Matthai Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
39th and Market Streets; Phi Building, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. William Matthai's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He is especially interested in consultative cardiology and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Matthai is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Matthai completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Matthai include: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014.

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Clinical Interests: Consultative Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,993
  • Medicare Cost: $658
Dr. Daniel M Kolansky, MD, BA
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
3400 Spruce Street, 9 Gates Building; Suite 9057
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Kolansky's specialty is adult cardiology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Kolansky graduated from Yale School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Kolansky has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Main Line Today Top Doctors 2007, 2009 issue; and Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty with stent

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack, Coronary Angioplasty with Stent

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,010
  • Medicare Cost: $670
Dr. Howard Louis Haber, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
230 W Washington Square; 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Howard Haber is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Haber's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, consultative cardiology, and peripheral artery disease (PAD). He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Before performing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Haber attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Haber at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook 2003 Top Docs issue.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Consultative Cardiology, Intensive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,166
  • Medicare Cost: $644
Dr. Michael Arthur Golden, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 4 Silverstein Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Golden specializes in vascular surgery. Dr. Golden's areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, stent placement (stenting), and mesenteric artery angioplasty. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Golden honors. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Golden completed a residency program at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Golden has received distinctions including Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2008 through 2016 and Recognized in America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, iliac artery angioplasty , mesenteric artery angioplasty, angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty, Heart Bypass Surgery, Renal Vascular Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Paul Savage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
111 S 11th Street; Gibbon Building, Suite 6210
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Savage is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Savage attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Savage trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: dobutamine stress echo, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and atherosclerosis. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Savage's distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Septal Defect, Brachytherapy, Electrocardiogram, Chest Pain, Ultrasound, Dobutamine Stress ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,291
  • Medicare Cost: $664
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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1501 Lansdowne Avenue; Mob, Suite 207
Darby, PA
 

Dr. Ali Ahmadinejad's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He practices in Darby, PA. He is conversant in Persian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. Dr. Ahmadinejad's medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital and Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmadinejad takes.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Leg Problems, Endovascular Surgery, Angioplasty, Circulatory Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 157
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,181
  • Medicare Cost: $157 - $299
Dr. William Anthony Gray, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Heart Pavilion, Mezzanine
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. William Gray's medical specialty is interventional cardiology and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, aortic aneurysm, and chest pain. Dr. Gray honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty with stent

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Chest Pain, Aortic Stenosis, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Kevin Seth Steinberg, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
230 West Washington Square; Farm Journal Building, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kevin Steinberg practices interventional cardiology and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). His areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, stent placement (stenting), and iliac artery angioplasty. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Dr. Steinberg attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Steinberg trained at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Steinberg takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, iliac artery angioplasty , mesenteric artery angioplasty, coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty, Stent Placement, Coronary Angioplasty, Heart ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,145
  • Medicare Cost: $619
Dr. Paul Walinsky, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
111 S 11th Street; Gibbon Building, Suite 6210
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Paul Walinsky practices adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. Dr. Walinsky is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Walinsky performed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Myocarditis, Pericarditis, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Septal Defect, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $670
Dr. Saif Anwaruddin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3400 Spruce Street; 9 Gates
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Saif Anwaruddin is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Anwaruddin attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Anwaruddin honors. Dr. Anwaruddin has received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha. He has a closed panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,913
  • Medicare Cost: $650

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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.