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We found 13 cardiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Waco, TX.

Dr. Sherwin Farzad Attai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Av.; Suite A.
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Sherwin Attai is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in Waco, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Attai honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Road; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Shawn Skeen specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Waco, TX and Temple, TX. Dr. Skeen is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. M. Falcone's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Falcone is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
7125 New Sanger Road; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Harvey Chen is a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Charles Shoultz's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. Donald Stanley Cross, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Donald Cross is a Waco, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Cross graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is in-network 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, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue
Waco, TX
 

Dr. William Pitts practices adult cardiology and vascular & interventional radiology. Dr. Pitts attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He accepts 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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Dr. Andrew Kiilani Day, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Day's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Day accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Lundeen's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 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
7125 New Sanger Avenue
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Rodney Brown is a specialist in adult cardiology. He graduated from the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and New York Medical College. He honors 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, Interventional Cardiology
7125 Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Charles Shoultz's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Waco, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He honors 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
7125 New Sanger Avenue; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Michael Attas sees patients in Waco, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Attas's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
7125 New Sanger Road; Suite A
Waco, TX
 

Dr. Adam Falcone is an adult cardiology specialist. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.