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We found 14 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near El Paso, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4815 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Richard Lange's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lange accepts. Dr. Lange graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
101 Rim Road
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Oscar Aguilar sees patients in El Paso, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear medicine. Patients rated Dr. Aguilar highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 101
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Quintana's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Chihuahua Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Quintana takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Raja is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Debabrata Mukherjee's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Mukherjee's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from Government Medical College, Nagpur.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 101
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Juan Taveras-Hernandez's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taveras-Hernandez honors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4301 N. Mesa Street; Suite 100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Nitin Mahajan is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
101 Rim Road
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Abraham Gonzalez's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He practices in El Paso, TX. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gonzalez is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Gonzalez has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Vipool Patel's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 101
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Luis Garza-Arreola's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in El Paso, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1733 Curie Drive; Suite 210
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Michael Deluca is an El Paso, TX physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Deluca is 2.5 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. Deluca takes.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
101 Rim Road
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Juan Escobar is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in El Paso, TX. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Aamer Abbas specializes in adult cardiology, emergency medicine, and interventional cardiology and practices in El Paso, TX. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 101
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Jose Mendez-Martinez is an El Paso, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular & interventional radiology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.