We found 7 interventional cardiologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Mcallen, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Giraldo is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Giraldo speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Dileep Menon's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in McAllen, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Menon takes. Dr. Menon graduated from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER).

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Juan Posada practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in McAllen, TX. His average patient rating is 3.5 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. Dr. Posada studied medicine at CES University, Institute of Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Pimentel practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in McAllen, TX. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pimentel graduated from Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Luis Padula practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in McAllen, TX. Dr. Padula takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1200 E Savannah Avenue; Suite 7
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Subbarao Yarra specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in McAllen, TX. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Yarra attended medical school at Kurnool Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
500 E Ridge Road; Suite 300
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Federico Azpurua practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in McAllen, TX. Dr. Azpurua honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology is the treatment of heart disease without surgery, through the use of catheters. Primarily this is via a procedure called cardiac catheterization, where a long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is threaded through a vein or artery up towards the heart. The catheter can be used to inject dye for x-rays, open narrowed artery walls, widen heart valves, place stents, or perform other tests and procedures.

Cardiology is a large specialty, and covers many diseases and disorders of the heart as well as several different kinds of treatments. What makes interventional cardiologists special is their ability to use minimally invasive procedures to treat heart disease. Interventional cardiologists may treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease, where blood vessels become narrowed or blocked. They also may repair or replace damaged heart valves.

During a cardiac catheterization, the interventional cardiologist inserts the catheter into a blood vessel through a small incision in the groin or arm. It is then threaded to the blocked artery or into the heart, where tiny tools can be passed through the tube. These tools are used to perform percutaneous coronary interventions, or procedures done to the heart and arteries via catheter. Procedures may include:
  • Angioplasty, or opening of blocked arteries, often via the inflation of a balloon
  • Atherectomy, the physical cutting away of plaque buildup
  • Stenting, the placement of metal springs to hold artery walls open
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Closure of holes in the heart

That these procedures can be performed without the pain and recovery time of traditional surgery is truly amazing.
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