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We found 9 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Kingsport, TN.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
One Medical Park Boulevard; Suite 458-w
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. David Beckner is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Bristol, TN and Kingsport, TN. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Beckner accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Johnston Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. D. Metzger, who practices in Kingsport, TN, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Metzger is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Herbert Ladley is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Eastern Virginia Medical School, he completed his residency training at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Thomas Bulle sees patients in Kingsport, TN. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Bulle is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2205 Pavillion Drive; Suite 201
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Robert McQueen's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McQueen's education and training includes medical school at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). He is professionally affiliated with Johnston Memorial Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Daniel Simpson practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Kingsport, TN. Dr. Simpson graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Pky
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Pabitra Saha is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Kingsport, TN. He studied medicine at Dhaka Medical College. Dr. Saha takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Marc Mayhew's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mayhew attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Mark Aziz works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Kingsport, TN. He attended medical school at Tanta University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Aziz is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.