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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. After attending China Medical University, Taiwan for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tang's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). On average, patients gave him a rating of 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. Tang takes. Dr. Tang has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Tang is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Problems, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (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 medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave Dr. Adrogue a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Adrogue include coronary artery disease and angiogram (angiography). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adrogue accepts. She is a graduate of Moscow Medical Stomatological Institute. Dr. Adrogue's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Angiogram, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Htut Kyaw Win, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
17510 W. Grand Parkway South; Suite 460
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Htut Win specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Win's areas of expertise include the following: heart valve disease, angioplasty, and heart attack. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Win takes. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Medicine 1, Yangon.

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

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 a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Shan is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include diabetes, heart failure, and aortic aneurysm. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shan accepts. He is a graduate of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and a graduate of Cleveland Clinic's residency program. Dr. Shan is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. B. Ellis, who practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Ellis's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), mitral valve prolapse, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ellis honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17510 W. Grand Parkway South; Suite 460
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. George Li is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Li's clinical interests include renal angioplasty, mitral valve prolapse, and heart attack. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Li's office for an appointment. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive ... (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 works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and internist. Patient ratings for Dr. Koo average 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Koo include renal angioplasty, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Koo takes. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Koo is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Northport VA Medical Center. Dr. Koo welcomes 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.