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 specialist in adult cardiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Qazi graduated from the University of the Punjab and Punjab Medical College. His training includes a residency program at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton. Dr. Qazi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2221 West Cumberland Road
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Iqbal attended Quaid-e-Azam Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Iqbal (or staff) speaks Urdu and Arabic.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Westwood Commons
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. Ashutosh Chandel is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Chandel attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. His training includes residency programs at Maricopa Medical Center, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Chandel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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

Dr. Stephen Ward practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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

Dr. Anil Agarwal sees patients in Bluefield, WV. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Agarwal takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Nagpur.

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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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