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We found 7 interventional cardiologists who accept CIGNA POS near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Sherman Yuan-Hsien Tang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sherman Tang is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Tang attended China Medical University, Taiwan for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Tang include renal angioplasty, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Tang is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Tang's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Byron Keith Ellis, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
16651 Southwest Freeway; Mob 1, Suite 400
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. B. Ellis' specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ellis's areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and carotid artery stenting. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Ellis trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Julia Vladimirovna Adrogue, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
16651 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Julia Adrogue's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. She practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. In her practice, Dr. Adrogue focuses on coronary artery disease and angiogram (angiography). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She attended medical school at Moscow Medical Stomatological Institute. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adrogue takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Adrogue's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Angiogram, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Kesavan Shan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
16651 Southwest Freeway Mob1; Suite 450
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Kesavan Shan works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. On average, patients gave Dr. Shan a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shan include diabetes, heart failure, and aortic aneurysm. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shan attended Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Failure, Mitral Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Chung Li, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17510 W. Grand Parkway South; Suite 460
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. George Li is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Li include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. Dr. Li accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Li is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Htut Kyaw Win, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Htut Win's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Win include heart valve disease, angioplasty, and heart attack. Dr. Win accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Medicine 1, Yangon. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Valve Disease, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Heart Attack, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Hosung Koo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
16651 Southwest Freeway Mob1; Suite 400
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Michael Koo's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. Dr. Koo's areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Koo is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Northport VA Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Valvuloplasty, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, Laser ... (Read more)

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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.