We found 12 interventional radiologists who accept Aetna Gold EPO near Houston, TX.

Dr. Gary R Spiegel, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 1014
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gary Spiegel's specialties are vascular & interventional radiology, neuroradiology, and diagnostic radiology. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC), and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. After completing medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Spiegel performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7026 Old Katy Road; Suite 276
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Lawrence practices vascular & interventional radiology. Dr. Lawrence accepts Aetna EPO, Amerigroup Star, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
6341 Fannin Street; 2.100 Msmb
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Polina Kyriakides is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Kyriakides is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Her professional affiliations include Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.

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Dr. Alan M Cohen, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
6411 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alan Cohen is an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist. He obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Cohen is in-network for Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7026 Old Katy Road; Suite 276
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Houston is an interventional radiologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Houston is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7026 Old Katy Road; Suite 276
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Pfeiffer is an interventional radiologist. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Pfeiffer graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
6411 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rodrick Zvavanjanja specializes in vascular & interventional radiology. Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zvavanjanja takes.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7026 Old Katy Road; Suite 276
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Gensburg specializes in vascular & interventional radiology. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Gensburg accepts Aetna EPO, Cigna Connect, and Cigna Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
6431 Fannin Street; Msb 2.130b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Baxter's specialty is vascular & interventional radiology. He honors Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, United Healthcare Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7026 Old Katy Road; Suite 276
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Luis Desantos' area of specialization is vascular & interventional radiology. He accepts Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2580
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ara Karamanian works as an interventional radiologist in Houston, TX. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Carrie Hayes is an interventional radiologist. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Aetna HSA, and United Healthcare Choice.

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What is Vascular & Interventional Radiology?

Vascular and interventional radiology, sometimes just called interventional radiology or abbreviated “VIR,” is a type of minimally invasive treatment done using only needles or catheters (tubes) and very tiny incisions in the body. Imaging, such as x-rays or ultrasound, is done from outside the body and used to guide the surgeon. Because the incisions are so small, this type of surgery offers less risk, less pain, and a faster recovery time to the patient.

Interventional radiology was first developed in the 1960s to treat blocked arteries, as an alternative to open bypass surgery. The technique was originally used only on blood vessels, which is where the word ‘vascular’ in the name comes from. These days it is still often used to treat blood vessel disorders, but also many other types of problems. Interventional radiology may be used to perform, among others:
  • Vascular treatments, such as the placement of stents or balloon angioplasty
  • Minimally invasive cancer treatments, such as biopsies, tumor ablation, or chemoembolization (delivering chemotherapy directly to a tumor via a catheter)
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Varicose vein ablation

The device used for imaging during the surgery may be x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, or CT scan. Imaging allows the surgeon to see exactly what is happening without having to cut into a patient. Not only is recovery easier without major surgery, but outcomes are better with the precise detail that modern imaging can offer.
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