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We found 4 cardiologists who accept CIGNA PPO near The Woodlands, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
8845 Six Pines Drive
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Nguyen's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Nguyen is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Ramesh Hariharan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 495
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Hariharan is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Houston, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Webster, TX. Dr. Hariharan's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. His education and training includes medical school at Kilpauk Medical College, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), and King's College London School of Medicine and residency 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. In addition to English, Dr. Hariharan (or staff) speaks French, Tamil, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

Dr. Kozhaya Chehade Sokhon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
43 N Pathfinders Circle
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Kozhaya Sokhon is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular & interventional radiology. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Sokhon include electrophysiological (EP) study, peripheral vascular interventions, and catheter ablation. Dr. Sokhon is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Sokhon studied medicine at Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences. His residency was performed at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Sokhon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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

Dr. Mohinder Kumar Thapar, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Pediatric Cardiology
1011 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Mohinder Thapar's specialties are general practice and pediatric cardiology. He practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Thapar include intensive care. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thapar is a graduate of Government Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev University. His training includes residency programs at Safdarjang Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care

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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.