We found 6 cardiologists who accept Gold Compass Balanced 500 near Brownsville, TX.

Dr. Mohamed Abdel Kader Morsy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite 170
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Morsy works as a cardiologist. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Morsy 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. He graduated from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Uptown Avenue
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Jaime Silva is an adult cardiology specialist. He obtained his medical school training at Autonomous University of Tamaulipas and performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Silva has received distinctions including Graduated From Medical School With Honors; Mba From U.t.; and Master of Laws (LLM) Loyola University Chicago School of Law. In addition to English, Dr. Silva speaks Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite 170
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Jaime Gomez is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gomez takes. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
864 Central Boulevard; Suite 400
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Kim Cockins specializes in adult cardiology. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
100b E Alton Gloor Boulevard; Suite 110
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Amer Salhadar specializes in pediatric cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Salhadar average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salhadar takes. He attended medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
864 Central Boulevard; Suite 1100
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Monarrez is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Monarrez accepts. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Chihuahua Faculty of Medicine.

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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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