We found 5 cardiologists who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Bluefield, VA.

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
Naeem A Qazi M.d.p.c.; 15- Westwood Medical Park
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. Naeem Qazi is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He trained at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton for residency. Dr. Qazi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Westwood Commons
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. Ashutosh Chandel is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Before performing his residency at Maricopa Medical Center, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Chandel attended Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College for medical school. Dr. Chandel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2221 West Cumberland Road
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Iqbal completed a residency program at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. In addition to English, Dr. Iqbal (or staff) speaks Urdu and Arabic.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
510 Cherry Street; Building A, Suite 101
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. Stephen Ward works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Ward honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1331 Southview Drive; Suite 5
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. Anil Agarwal works as an adult cardiologist. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Agarwal honors.

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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.
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