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We found 4 cardiologists near Rutland, VT.

Dr. Nancy Ann Drucker, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
160 Allen Street
Rutland, VT
 

Dr. Nancy Drucker is a pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Drucker's clinical interests include congenital heart disease. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Drucker completed her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Congenital Heart Disease

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
Green Mountain Cardiology; 6 Common Street
Rutland, VT
 

Dr. Michael Robertello sees patients in Rutland, VT. His medical specialties are adult critical care, adult cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Robertello graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
1 Commons Street
Rutland, VT
 

Dr. Bartholomew Bonazinga's medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Bonazinga accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
12 Commons Street
Rutland, VT
 

Dr. Adam Coleman specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Coleman graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is affiliated with White River Junction VA Medical Center.

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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.