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We found 6 cardiologists who accept United Healthcare Gold near Port Arthur, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3921 Twin City Highway
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Islam works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Islam attended Sir Salimullah Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr. Islam (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2300 Highway; 365 Ste 150
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Murlidhar Amin is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Amin's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3921 Twin City Highway
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Pradip Morbia's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Morbia (or staff) speaks Hindi. He graduated from the University of Mumbai and Topiwala National Medical College. Dr. Morbia is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3921 Twin City Highway
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Nabeel Abdullah specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Port Arthur, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abdullah accepts. He graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2501 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard; Suite 500
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Srinivasa Kothapalli sees patients in Port Arthur, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Andhra Medical College. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2501 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard; Suite 500
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Nidal Buheis sees patients in Port Arthur, TX. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Buheis is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.