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We found 20 providers matching angioplasty and who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 006 near Nassau Bay, TX.

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Dr. Siddhartha Arjundeva Acharya, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Siddhartha Acharya practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology in Texas City, TX, Friendswood, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Dr. Acharya has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Acharya attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Dr. Acharya is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,917
  • Medicare Cost: $598
Dr. Ramesh Hariharan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
450 Medical Ctr Boulevard; Suite 308
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Hariharan's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Hariharan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French, Tamil, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Hariharan studied medicine at Kilpauk Medical College, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), and King's College London School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Memorial Hermann, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hariharan 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 his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,379
  • Medicare Cost: $122
Dr. Gordon Hunter Martin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
333 N Texas Avenue; Suite 4200
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Gordon Martin is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Martin graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Carotid Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,025 - $1,965
  • Medicare Cost: $188 - $389
Dr. Palur V Balakrishnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Palur Balakrishnan works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Balakrishnan's areas of expertise include the following: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), angioplasty, and stroke. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Balakrishnan attended Kilpauk Medical College and Madras Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

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

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Vince Nguyen's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Nguyen's clinical interests include hypertension (high blood pressure), mitral valve disease, and heart attack. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Stroke, Transient ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $210
  • Medicare Cost: $205
Dr. Naveed U Saqib, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
561 W Medical Ctr Boulevard; Suite A
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Naveed Saqib is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Webster, TX, Houston, TX, and Pearland, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He attended King Edward Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Dr. Saqib accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Aortic Disease, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Endovascular Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,026
  • Medicare Cost: $227
Dr. Syed Abbas Raza Gilani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #2
League City, TX
 

Dr. Syed Gilani sees patients in League City, TX, Texas City, TX, and Galveston, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Allama Iqbal Medical College. Dr. Gilani is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 59
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,211
  • Medicare Cost: $574
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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Bill Chang is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Chang trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Chang include renal angioplasty, aortic aneurysm, and carotid endarterectomy. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Chang is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal angioplasty, angioplasty

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Ultrasound, Varicose Veins, Carotid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 129
  • Uninsured Cost: $650 - $13,500
  • Medicare Cost: $196 - $555
Dr. Umamahesh Chanarayapatna Rangasetty, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2660 Gulf Freeway South; #2
League City, TX
 

Dr. Umamahesh Rangasetty specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rangasetty accepts. He studied medicine at JSS Medical College, Mysore. Dr. Rangasetty is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,218
  • Medicare Cost: $575
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
250 Blossom Street; Suite 130
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Rakesh Shah's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Medical College Baroda and Government Medical College, Surat.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,508 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $266 - $575
Dr. Malladi Sudhaker Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
2045 Space Park Drive; Suite 180
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Malladi Reddy works as a cardiologist. He attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Reddy 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. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Fayez Hussin Jahed Hadidi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
17625 El Camino Real; Suite 250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Fayez Hadidi is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hadidi's areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and angioplasty. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hadidi is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angioplasty

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (Read more)

Dr. Christos Argirios Katsigiannis, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
17490 Highway; 3 Ste B100
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Christos Katsigiannis practices cardiac surgery and vascular surgery in Webster, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katsigiannis accepts. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 57
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,474 - $1,802
  • Medicare Cost: $281 - $505
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Specializes in Other, Cardiology
17490 Highway; 3 Ste A200
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Nadir Ali sees patients in Webster, TX. His medical specialty is cardiology (heart disease). Dr. Ali attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ali takes.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,844 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $493 - $576
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 202
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Ghyath Al-Samman is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $563
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
450 Blossom Street; Suite G
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Robert Farrell is an interventional cardiology and vascular & interventional radiology specialist in Webster, TX. On average, patients gave Dr. Farrell a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $592

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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.