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Dr. Anil Chhotubhai Odhav, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, 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. Randeep Suneja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18500 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Randeep Suneja's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Suneja average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and coronary artery disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Suneja takes. Dr. Suneja's practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY), Dr. Suneja attended medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College. Dr. Suneja has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, High Cholesterol, Circulatory Problems, Angioplasty, Coronary Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajen Kanu Mehta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Rajen Mehta, who practices in Houston, TX and Katy, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Mehta's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests encompass heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Mehta is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Failure, Chest Pain, Preventive Cardiology, Coronary ... (Read more)

Dr. George P Mammen, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. George Mammen is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. On average, patients gave Dr. Mammen a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Mammen graduated from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Angiogram, High Cholesterol, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, Heart ... (Read more)

Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
18500 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kamalakannan Desikan's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Desikan studied medicine at Madras Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stent, Atherosclerosis, High ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $1,503
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $573
Dr. Amir Kashani, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Amir Kashani is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Kashani include mitral valve prolapse, electrophysiological (EP) study, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Kashani graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kashani's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Dr. Prakash Balan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
23923 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Prakash Balan's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Balan accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Heart Valve Disease, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $2,317
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $550
Dr. Vijayaprakash Prakash Sreenarasimhaiah, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology, Vascular Medicine
1331 W. Grand Parkway; Suite 320
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Vijayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah is a medical specialist in adult nephrology and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sreenarasimhaiah include renal angioplasty, renal (kidney) biopsy, and angiogram (angiography). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Sreenarasimhaiah attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Angiogram, Renal Biopsy, Angioplasty, Dialysis

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 143
  • Charge (avg.): $4,721 - $5,325
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,186 - $1,339

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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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