We found 10 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
2050 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Thomas Bulle is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Kingsport, TN. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2205 Pavilion Drive
Kingsport, TN
 

Dr. Fawwaz Hamati is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He is conversant in Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Mountain Home VA Medical Center. Dr. Hamati graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hamati has received distinctions including Brain Awad, Class; Brain Award, Class @ East Tennessee; and Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Students @ East Tennesse State Un..

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

Dr. D. Metzger's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Kingsport, TN. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Metzger is a graduate of 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, who practices in Kingsport, TN, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Ladley honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.

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

Dr. David Beckner's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Beckner takes. Dr. Beckner attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Johnston Memorial Hospital.

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

Dr. Marc Mayhew practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Mayhew accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Robert McQueen's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for his residency. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McQueen takes. Dr. McQueen is professionally affiliated with Johnston Memorial Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County.

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

Dr. Pabitra Saha is a Kingsport, TN physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Dhaka Medical College.

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

Dr. Mark Aziz specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Kingsport, TN. Dr. Aziz takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tanta University Faculty of Medicine.

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

Dr. Daniel Simpson's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Simpson honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as 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.
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