We found 7 providers matching angioplasty and who accept Interplan near Baytown, TX.

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Dr. Carlos Fares Bechara, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Bechara works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Bechara include angioplasty, heart surgery, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Bechara is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Bechara attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Bechara is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Heart Surgery, Vasculitis, Varicose Veins, Carotid Endarterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Boyd Lumsden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Alan Lumsden is a general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. He attended medical school at The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lumsden include renal angioplasty, heart problems, and stroke. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Lumsden is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Brain AVM, Sclerotherapy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,456
  • Medicare Cost: $404
Dr. Eric Kevin Peden, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Eric Peden's areas of specialization are vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Peden an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Peden include aortic aneurysm, angioplasty, and carotid endarterectomy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Peden's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Brain AVM, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Varicose Veins, Carotid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 174
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,656 - $2,527
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $268
Dr. Jacobo Nurko, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
4301 Garth Road; Suite 212-independence Plaza 2
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jacobo Nurko is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Nurko include ablation, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. Dr. Nurko is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Nurko is a graduate of the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Wounds, Varicose ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,928 - $3,003
  • Medicare Cost: $208 - $555
Dr. Jean Bismuth, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jean Bismuth practices general surgery and vascular surgery in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Bismuth average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bismuth's areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Bismuth studied medicine at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Health Sciences. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Brain AVM, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,928 - $3,003
  • Medicare Cost: $192 - $515
Dr. Jesse Kitanishi Uyeda, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda, who practices in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Uyeda graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Uyeda completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 383
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,784 - $4,100
  • Medicare Cost: $1,316 - $1,469
Dr. Bilal Mahmoud Moukaddem, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
4201 Garth Road; Suite 319
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Bilal Moukaddem is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Moukaddem include kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. Dr. Moukaddem is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moukaddem accepts. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Moukaddem's office for an appointment. He attended medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Dialysis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 294
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,784 - $4,100
  • Medicare Cost: $1,246 - $1,289

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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.