We found 6 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near College Station, TX.

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Dr. Bao Hoai Le, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Bao Le sees patients in College Station, TX and Temple, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. Le is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received the following distinctions: Best Abstract Presentation, ACP Regional Meeting; Best Abstract Presentation, Scott & White Research Day, 2008, 2007; and Sparks Scholarship. Dr. Le is conversant in Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack, Pacemaker, Peripheral Artery Disease, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Curtis Clarence Stauffer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Scott & White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Curtis Stauffer is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in College Station, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Stauffer's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2011-2015.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Electrocardiogram, Echocardiogram, Stent Placement, Heart Attack, CT Scan, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
1721 Birmingham Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Rocky Bilhartz's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in College Station, TX and Temple, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Bilhartz has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2700 E 29th Street; Suite 220
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. William Gray is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Bryan, TX and Denton, TX. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Gray is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
1721 Birmingham Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Lane Miller works as an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Miller is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Gadiel A Berrio, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Gadiel Berrio practices interventional cardiology in Temple, TX and College Station, TX. Dr. Berrio honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University for his residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Coronary Angiogram, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Heart Attack, Peripheral Artery Disease, ... (Read more)

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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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