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We found 32 cardiologists who accept CIGNA Network near Houston, TX.

Dr. Wayne Jay Franklin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wayne Franklin's specialties are adult cardiology and pediatric cardiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include congenital heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Franklin accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Franklin attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Miguel Valderrabano, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Valderrabano is an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Valderrabano is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Dr. Valderrabano is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Ablation, Pacemaker

Dr. Valentina Ugolini, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Valentina Ugolini is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Ugolini (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian. Her areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Ugolini obtained her medical school training at Sapienza University of Rome and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ugolini is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation Treatment, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Colin Macleod Barker, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Colin Barker practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine in Pearland, TX and Houston, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Barker include heart failure, heart valve disease, and coronary artery disease. Dr. Barker is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Barker at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Barker's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Stents, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Faisal Nabi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Faisal Nabi's medical specialty is adult cardiology. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and ablation. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Nabi accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nabi is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nabi's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Alpesh Rasik Shah, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
Smith Tower
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alpesh Shah is an interventional cardiologist in Pearland, TX, Houston, TX, and Lake Jackson, TX. Patient reviews placed Dr. Shah at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, heart valve disease, and angiogram (angiography). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Shah is accepting new patients. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jacobi Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stents, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Schroth, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6431 Fannin; Msb 1.256
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Schroth's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Houston, TX and Pearland, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. Dr. Schroth has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schroth graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Texas Heart Institute (THI). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Marfan Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Myung Hee Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Myung Park's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; she sees patients in Houston, TX. Her clinical interests include lung transplant, heart transplant, and heart failure. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and VA Maryland Health Care System. Dr. Park is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Her practice is open to new patients. Before completing her residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Park attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Heart Problems, Heart Transplant, Heart Surgery, Lung Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amish S Dave, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower; Suite 1901
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amish Dave, who practices in Pearland, TX and Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Dave graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dave accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Guillermo A Torre-Amione, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Guillermo Torre's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Torre include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Houston Methodist Hospital. He studied medicine at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Torre has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Karla Marie Kurrelmeyer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Karla Kurrelmeyer's medical specialty is adult cardiology and general internal medicine. Her clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Kurrelmeyer is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kurrelmeyer honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kurrelmeyer is open to new patients.

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

Dr. William Antoine Zoghbi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Zoghbi's specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). The average patient rating for Dr. Zoghbi is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Meharry Medical College. Dr. Zoghbi has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Zoghbi welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Dipan Jogendra Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Dipan Shah, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Shah's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah takes. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry Dean Estep Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Estep practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Estep's areas of expertise include brachytherapy (seed implants), heart transplant, and angioplasty. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Estep takes. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Su-Min Min Chang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine
6550 Fannin Sm 677
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Su-Min Chang's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Chang is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chang include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and heart valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang accepts. He has an open panel. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas R Bree, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6560 Fannin Street; #620
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Bree, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Bree's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bree include renal angioplasty, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and mitral valve prolapse. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Bree has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, 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.