We found 4 cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Gold near Angleton, TX.

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Dr. Robert Geoffrey Hust, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
135 E Hospital Drive
Angleton, TX
 

Dr. Robert Hust is an adult cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and Angleton, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hust include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. Dr. Hust is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hust honors. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Stent, ... (Read more)

Dr. Qiangjun Cai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
146 East Hospital Drive; #106
Angleton, TX
 

Dr. Qiangjun Cai practices adult cardiology. Dr. Cai has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Xuzhou Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Geisinger Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Mohammed Attar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
146 Hospital Drive; Suite 101
Angleton, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Attar is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX and Angleton, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Attar is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Attar attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
146 E Hospital Drive; Suite 201
Angleton, TX
 

Dr. Salim Dabaghi's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. Dabaghi's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.
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