We found 4 cardiologists who accept Railroad Medicare near Cypress, TX.

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Dr. Rupin A Kadakia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Rupin Kadakia practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Kadakia attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Kadakia is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Stent, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukarram A Baig, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mukarram Baig specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baig include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Baig's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Dr. Baig takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Kamran K Sherwani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Sherwani's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear medicine. He practices in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sherwani include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sherwani has an open panel. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and Rawalpindi Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Dr. Sherwani (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High Cholesterol, Stroke, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
21216 Nw Freeway; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Khan is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Khan's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Before completing Dr. Khan's residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Khan attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Khan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Khan welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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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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