We found 8 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Spring, TX.

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Dr. Rupin Avinash Kadakia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1250 Cypress Station; Suite B
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rupin Kadakia is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Kadakia's areas of expertise include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and preventive care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Kadakia's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Stents, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Kozhaya Chehade Sokhon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25329 Interstate 45
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Kozhaya Sokhon is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular & interventional radiology specialist in Houston, TX, Spring, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. He studied medicine at Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences. His medical residency was performed at Staten Island University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sokhon include electrophysiological (EP) study, peripheral vascular interventions, and catheter ablation. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sokhon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Sokhon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Sokhon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Devices, Catheter Ablation, Angiogram, Stents, Electrophysiological Study, Arterial ... (Read more)

Dr. Tulsidas Siddamallaiah Kuruvanka, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Peakwood; #7-b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Tulsidas Kuruvanka is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and heart failure. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Kuruvanka is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kuruvanka's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. Dr. Kuruvanka (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Tamil, and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Devices, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammed Salahuddin Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
837 Fm 1960 West; Suite 102
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Khan works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. These areas are among Dr. Khan's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Khan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Khan accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Khan's office for an appointment. Dr. Khan graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. For Dr. Khan's residency, Dr. Khan trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Peakwood; Suite 7-b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Krishnamoorthy Vivekananthan is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include chest pain, cardiac devices, and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Vivekananthan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at Madras Medical College, he performed his residency at Buffalo General Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Vivekananthan (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cardiac Devices, Heart Problems, Chest Pain, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Juan Ramon Amell, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17400 Red Oak Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Juan Amell works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Houston, TX. Patients gave Dr. Amell an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
800 Peakwood; Suite 8c
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Annie Varughese is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Varughese is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
25410 Interstate 45 N; Suite A
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Nitin Mahajan's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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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.