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Dr. Susan Warren Denfield, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Denfield sees patients in Houston, TX and Baytown, TX. Her medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Denfield attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Denfield include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and angioplasty. Dr. Denfield accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Denfield has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Jamil Chaudhry Mohsin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6550 Fannin; Smith Tower 1901
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jamil Mohsin sees patients in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mohsin include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and angioplasty. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Mohsin attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin for residency. His professional affiliations include 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: , angioplasty

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

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

Dr. Sachin Mehta's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of clinical interest consist of peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram and stent. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Mehta attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. Dr. Mehta is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He has an open panel.

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $2,050
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $524
Dr. Guilherme Vianna Silva, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1225
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Guilherme Silva is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Silva include heart problems, cardiac catheterization, and stent. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and CHI St. Luke's Health. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Silva (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), peripheral angioplasty

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

Dr. Mark Glynn Davies, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6550 Fannin; Suite 1401 Smith Tower - Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Davies specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Davies (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and the University Health System. After completing medical school at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mount Carmel Health System and Duke University Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 61
  • Charge (avg.): $1,953 - $3,003
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $194 - $569
Dr. Amin Haji Karim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Amin Karim, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Karim has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HSA, and ValueOptions, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Dr. Karim attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Dr. Karim (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy's medical specialty is cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Dr. Tripathy's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tripathy takes. Dr. Tripathy is a graduate of S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Biopsy, Lung Tumor Resection, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 60
  • Charge (avg.): $1,914 - $4,060
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $163 - $422
Dr. Matteethra Chandy Jacob, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matteethra Jacob is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology and general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Jacob speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jacob include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Jacob's residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jacob has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Attiya Shaheen Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Other
1631 North Loop W; Suite 220
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Attiya Khan's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She practices in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. She has indicated that her clinical interests include holter monitoring, angioplasty, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Khan takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. Dr. Khan's residency was performed at Sound Shore Medical Center. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish. She is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty, peripheral angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Stent, Heart Failure, Peripheral Angioplasty, Electrocardiogram, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Ricky Paul Ganim, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6400 Fannin Street; Ste 2210-b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ricky Ganim practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Houston, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Humble, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ganim has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors; Healthcare Professional of the Year Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce; and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Ganim is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 55
  • Charge (avg.): $1,766
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $545
Dr. Michele P Sartori, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michele Sartori's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Sartori's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and angioplasty. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sartori honors. He attended medical school at the University of Parma Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Sartori (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Anil Chhotubhai Odhav, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18400 Katy Freeway, Suite 600; Medical Office Building 1
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anil Odhav sees patients in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Zambia School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Odhav's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Odhav takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, High ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $5,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $503
Dr. Palur V Balakrishnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Palur Balakrishnan is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX. His areas of expertise include high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), angioplasty, and stroke. Dr. Balakrishnan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He is a graduate of Kilpauk Medical College and Madras Medical College. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Balakrishnan is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Mahboob Alam, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mahboob Alam is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Houston, TX. Dr. Alam (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Alam is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Alam attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Alam honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Peripheral Artery Disease, Percutaneous Coronary ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nadim Zacca works as an adult cardiologist and internist. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and aortic aneurysm. Dr. Zacca 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Zacca attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Zacca's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 16
  • Charge (avg.): $3,980
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $543
Dr. Neil E Strickman, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2480
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Neil Strickman's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Strickman has a special interest in peripheral vascular interventions and peripheral vascular disease. His professional affiliations include Texas Heart Institute (THI) and CHI St. Luke's Health. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Strickman accepts. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Heart Valve Disease, Non-Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.
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