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We found 6 cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Silver near Marble Falls, TX.

Dr. Arthur Mitchell Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1800 Mormon Mill Road
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Arthur Smith is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Austin, TX, La Grange, TX, and San Marcos, TX. Dr. Smith is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark Francis Picone, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1800 Morman Mill Road; Suite 2
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Mark Picone is an adult critical care specialist, cardiologist, and interventional cardiologist. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Picone takes. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor for residency. His professional affiliations include Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Albert James Hicks III, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Hospital Medicine
810 Tx-71w.
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Albert Hicks works as an adult cardiologist and hospitalist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include advanced heart failure and heart transplant. Dr. Hicks takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Hicks trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency. His professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and Scott & White Healthcare. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Dr. Robert M Iii Mingea III, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1712 Highway; 1431 Suite B
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Robert Mingea works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Lockhart, TX, Austin, TX, and Lockheart, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Mingea is 4.0 stars out of 5. 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. Mingea studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Mingea has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Private Practice and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Dave Chawla, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
706 Avenue G
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Dave Chawla is an adult cardiology specialist in Marble Falls, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chawla include heart problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Chawla completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Chawla is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1800 Mormon Mill Road; Building B#2
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. David Swett is an adult cardiology specialist in Marble Falls, TX. Dr. Swett is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine.

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What is Cardiology?

Cardiology is the study of the heart and blood vessels, and a cardiologist makes sure they are functioning well. Patients see cardiologists for many issues affecting the circulatory system, including:
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Heart attack prevention and treatment
  • Congestive Heart Failure, where the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body
  • Heart transplant evaluation and care after surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease, where arteries in the limbs narrow and reduce blood flow
  • Aneurysm, or a swelling in the blood vessels
  • Coronary Artery Disease, where the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart become blocked

After performing a physical exam, a cardiologist may order a number of imaging tests in order to get a better understanding of what disease or complication might be causing problems in the heart and blood vessels. Some of these might include:
  • An electrocardiogram, which checks the heart’s electrical activity
  • X-rays to see tissues more clearly
  • Cardiac catheterization, where a small tube is directed into the heart to test pressure, oxygen levels, and blood flow

Although some cardiologists provide primary care, cardiologists more typically work as consultants to primary care physicians when a heart issue comes up. Cardiologists do not perform surgery, but they can perform “interventional” procedures, such as balloon angioplasty (where a balloon is used to stretch open narrowed veins) or stent placement to keep blood flowing.