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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
18500 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kamalakannan Desikan practices interventional cardiology in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Sealy, TX. His areas of expertise include hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. Dr. Desikan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desikan takes. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Desikan is a graduate of Madras Medical College.

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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. Philip Clay Haas, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
23960 Katy Freeway; Suite 200
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Philip Haas practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. He graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and then he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Haas's areas of expertise include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Patient ratings for Dr. Haas average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Haas's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $1,841
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $602
Dr. Anil Chhotubhai Odhav, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Anil Odhav specializes in adult cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Odhav include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). On average, patients gave Dr. Odhav a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Zambia School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Odhav has an open panel.

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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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Suneja's clinical interests encompass hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and coronary artery disease. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Suneja's office for an appointment. After attending Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Suneja has received professional recognition including the following: 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 is an adult cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems and cardiac catheterization. Patient ratings for Dr. Mehta average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Mehta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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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 works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mammen honors. Dr. Mammen is a graduate of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. He 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), angioplasty

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

Dr. Pareshkumar Kashiram Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
23960 Katy Freeway; Suite 200
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Pareshkumar Patel practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. John Sunew is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Fulshear, TX. His areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, and heart valve disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Sunew is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sunew's practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and a graduate of George Washington University Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amir Kashani, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Amir Kashani specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Sealy, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, electrophysiological (EP) study, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Kashani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. 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: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Vijayaprakash Prakash Sreenarasimhaiah, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
1331 W. Grand Parkway; Suite 320
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Vijayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah is a nephrologist in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Cypress, TX. Dr. Sreenarasimhaiah has indicated that his clinical interests include renal angioplasty, renal (kidney) biopsy, and angiogram (angiography). His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Sreenarasimhaiah attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency.

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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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