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We found 6 providers matching angioplasty and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 with IVF near Waxahachie, TX.

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Dr. Rohit Jamnadas Parmar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Rohit Parmar practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Dallas, TX, Waxahachie, TX, and Corsicana, TX. These areas are among Dr. Parmar's clinical interests: coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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 Gold. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Parmar attended medical school at the University of Bristol Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences. Dr. Parmar is conversant in Gujarati. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and Dallas Diagnostic Association.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. William Patrick Shutze, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Critical Care
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. William Shutze practices general surgery, vascular surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) in Plano, TX, Dallas, TX, and Waxahachie, TX. His areas of expertise include carotid artery stenting, carotid artery disease, and varicose veins. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shutze's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Shutze has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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Relevant Interests: , peripheral angioplasty

All Interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Thoracic Problems, Carotid Artery Stenting, Vascular Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,392
  • Medicare Cost: $205
Dr. Robert C Stoler, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Robert Stoler is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Stoler is especially interested in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and coronary artery disease. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Stoler performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. The average patient rating for Dr. Stoler is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stoler has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Stents, Atherectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 148
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,491
  • Medicare Cost: $568
Dr. Bertram Leon Iii Smith III, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. Bertram Smith is a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Smith is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include carotid artery stenting, carotid artery disease, and restless leg syndrome. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. Dr. Smith attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , peripheral angioplasty

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Peripheral Angiogram, Thoracic Problems, Carotid Artery Stenting, Vascular ... (Read more)

Dr. John Ryan Schumacher, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. John Schumacher specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Dallas, TX and Waxahachie, TX. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schumacher include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). Dr. Schumacher is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and a graduate of Baylor University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Schumacher has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and Dallas Diagnostic Association.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. James Wonjin Choi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1305 West Jefferson; Suite 100
Waxahachie, TX
 

Dr. James Choi specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Choi's clinical interests include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Choi attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Choi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Korean.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angioplasty (PTCA), angioplasty

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 136
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,491
  • Medicare Cost: $532

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What is Angioplasty?

Angioplasty is a common, minimally invasive procedure performed to restore blood flow in arteries and veins that have become narrowed or blocked. Age or illness can cause plaque to build up at certain spots within the veins and arteries, and if enough collects, it can restrict the flow of blood. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon at the end of a small, flexible tube to inflate within the narrowed section and open it up again.

Angioplasty may be performed in several different areas of the body and for a variety of reasons, most often:
  • Peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow in the arms or legs
  • Atherosclerosis, or general hardening of the arteries
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries in the neck that supply the brain
  • Coronary artery disease, or narrowing of the arteries near the heart
  • Renal vascular hypertension, or narrowing of the arteries in the kidney, leading to increased blood pressure

During angioplasty, a patient is given a sedative while lying on a table under an x-ray machine. A catheter (a thin, flexible, and hollow tube) is inserted into the patient’s skin in the arm or groin and guided into the blocked artery. Dye is injected via the catheter, and x-rays are used to position the tip of the catheter exactly at the blockage. The tiny balloon is guided through the catheter and inflated with saline. It pushes the plaque out of the way, squishing it against the walls of the artery. The balloon may be inflated and deflated several times to let blood pass by. A stent, a tiny tube of metal mesh like a spring, may be inserted to help keep the artery open. Then the x-ray is used again to check that blood is flowing properly, the catheter is removed, and the tiny incision is bandaged.

There are no nerves within veins and arteries, so an angioplasty is generally not painful. However, there may be some discomfort at the site of the incision and when the balloon is inflated. Overall, angioplasty is a very effective and low-risk procedure, useful for helping patients avoid more difficult bypass surgery.