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We found 98 providers matching angiogram and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic HMO near Houston, TX.

Dr. Kenichi Fujise, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6410 Fannin Street; 600
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kenichi Fujise's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise consist of general care, preventive cardiology, and invasive cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) and Memorial Hermann. Dr. Fujise takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Fujise is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Invasive Cardiology, General Care, Preventive Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $649 - $750
  • Medicare Cost: $219 - $249
Dr. Jamil Chaudhry Mohsin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6550 Fannin; Smith Tower 1901
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jamil Mohsin is an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Mohsin attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and angioplasty. On average, patients gave Dr. Mohsin a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mohsin's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,070
  • Medicare Cost: $285
Dr. Susan Warren Denfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Denfield is a pediatric cardiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Denfield include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and angioplasty. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Denfield is open to new patients. She obtained her medical school training at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Heart Transplant, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Roberta Camden Bogaev, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Roberta Bogaev practices adult cardiology. She is especially interested in advanced heart failure. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bogaev accepts. She attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Bogaev's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Texas Heart Institute (THI).

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Failure, Transplant Procedures, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $952 - $1,194
  • Medicare Cost: $301 - $377
Dr. Guilherme Vianna Silva, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1225
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Guilherme Silva sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Silva (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Silva's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, cardiac catheterization, and stents. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and CHI St. Luke's Health. He attended medical school at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Silva is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical Interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, Stents, Cardiac Catheterization, Peripheral ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,155
  • Medicare Cost: $286
Dr. Amin Haji Karim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amin Karim is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Houston, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Karim include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Karim's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HSA, and ValueOptions, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Karim's practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. In addition to English, Dr. Karim (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stress Testing, Stents, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sachin Mehta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sachin Mehta's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Kyle, TX, Austin, TX, and Luling, TX. His clinical interests include peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram and stents. Dr. Mehta honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Mehta speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram

All Interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Hypertension, Stress Testing, Stents, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 73
  • Uninsured Cost: $820
  • Medicare Cost: $277
Dr. Matteethra Chandy Jacob, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matteethra Jacob's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and general internal medicine. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Jacob include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Jacob is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Arrhythmias, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,800
  • Medicare Cost: $246 - $292
Dr. Palur V Balakrishnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Palur Balakrishnan works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Balakrishnan's areas of expertise include the following: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), angioplasty, and stroke. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Balakrishnan attended Kilpauk Medical College and Madras Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,500
  • Medicare Cost: $254
Dr. Michele P Sartori, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michele Sartori's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Parma Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sartori include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Sartori takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Sartori (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Stents, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 91
  • Uninsured Cost: $355 - $411
  • Medicare Cost: $251 - $394
Dr. Attiya Shaheen Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
1631 North Loop W; Suite 220
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Attiya Khan practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khan include holter monitoring, angioplasty, and echocardiogram (echo). Her professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann. She studied medicine at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. For her professional training, Dr. Khan completed a residency program at Sound Shore Medical Center. Dr. Khan accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Hypertension, Stents, Heart Failure, Peripheral Angioplasty, Electrocardiogram, Preventive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 38
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,275
  • Medicare Cost: $246
Dr. Ricky Paul Ganim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Ste 2210-b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ricky Ganim works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Humble, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ganim accepts. Dr. Ganim attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors; Healthcare Professional of the Year Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce; and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 210
  • Uninsured Cost: $228 - $1,645
  • Medicare Cost: $53 - $377
Dr. Mahboob Alam, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mahboob Alam is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Alam (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Alam is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Alam trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He accepts 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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Clinical Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Peripheral Artery Disease, Percutaneous Coronary ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 95
  • Uninsured Cost: $556 - $849
  • Medicare Cost: $200 - $378
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other, Nuclear Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Cyril Tawa practices interventional cardiology and nuclear medicine. He obtained his medical school training at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Tawa's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tawa is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Tawa is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $275
Dr. Masroor Abdul-Qadir Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Masroor Khan is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include heart failure, angioplasty, and coronary artery disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan honors. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stents, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,278 - $2,033
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $301
Dr. Domingo Gil Gonzalez Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2000 Crawford Street; Suite 1700
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Domingo Gonzalez specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Houston, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Gonzalez include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Gonzalez's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $943 - $17,341
  • Medicare Cost: $314 - $556

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What is an Angiogram?

Angiography is the use of x-rays to examine blood vessels, especially in order to identify any blocked or misshapen vessels that may cause problems. The test itself is called an angiogram. Some of the disorders that angiograms can be used to diagnose include:
  • Blockages and narrowing
  • Weakened walls and bulging, called an aneurysm
  • Malformations and misshapen blood vessels
  • Kidney artery conditions
  • Aorta artery conditions
  • Vein problems, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots or embolisms

During an angiogram, the doctor inserts a very thin, flexible tube called a catheter into a blood vessel through an opening in the groin or arm. The catheter is threaded through the body to the site of the suspected problem, where a small amount of dye is injected into the bloodstream and x-rays are taken. The dye makes the surrounding blood vessels visible via x-ray.

If necessary, certain procedures can be performed after an angiogram while the catheter is in place. Angioplasty is the use of a catheter to widen narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents are like tiny coiled springs that hold blood vessels open, and they can be placed during a catheterization. Damaged heart valves can also be repaired or replaced.

A typical angiogram takes about an hour to perform, but it may be longer if the catheterization is used to perform procedures on the blood vessels. It may be uncomfortable at times but is usually not painful. Afterwards, you may be monitored for up to six hours to make sure any bleeding from the insertion site has stopped, and you will be given fluids to help flush the dye from your body. For a day or two after an angiogram it is important to drink plenty of fluids and keep strenuous activity to a minimum.