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We found 9 cardiologists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 020 near Denison, TX.

Dr. Ashleigh Richards Richards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5026 Pool Road
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Ashleigh Payne practices pediatric cardiology in Rockwall, TX, Plano, TX, and Mesquite, TX. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Payne takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Payne studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Her medical residency was performed at Children's Medical Center Dallas. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Theodore John Carlson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5026 Pool Road
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Carlson works as a pediatric cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Carlson attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Carlson honors. Dr. Carlson is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Ashish Omprakash Sureka, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
5026 Pool Road
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Sureka is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Dallas, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Plano, TX. Dr. Sureka's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1014 Memorial G-8
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Srinivasa Alla specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Alla's average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from Guntur Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
1014 Memorial Drive, #g8; Morrison Building
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Wael Abo-Auda specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease) and practices in McKinney, TX, Denison, TX, and Sherman, TX. He is a graduate of Kasturba Medical College. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Abo-Auda is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1014 Memorial; Ste G-8
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Mukesh Sheth is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Sheth takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
1014 Memorial Drive; Suite G8
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Aravind Gangasani works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear medicine specialist. Dr. Gangasani studied medicine at Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University. Patient ratings for Dr. Gangasani average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5012 S Us Highway 75; Suite 100
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Scott Turner's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Turner honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
5012 S Us Highway 75; Suite 100
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Winston Marshall's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Denison, TX and Sherman, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.