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Dr. Zhaowei Ai MD, MD PhD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1821 S Webster Avenue
Green Bay, WI
(920) 431-1850

Dr. Zhaowei Ai is an interventional cardiology specialist in Green Bay, WI. After completing medical school at Shanghai Medical University, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Ai is conversant in Mandarin. He is affiliated with St. Nicholas Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital.

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Todd Stephen Fergus MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1727 Shawano Avenue; Suite 201
Green Bay, WI
(920) 496-8877; (920) 272-1050

Dr. Todd Fergus' specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Green Bay, WI. His professional affiliations include St. Nicholas Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Fergus takes Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, Dr. Fergus attended the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2845 Greenbrier Road; Suite 310
Green Bay, WI
(920) 288-8000; (920) 288-8300

Dr. William Witmer is an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Witmer's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. His professional affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
744 S Webster Avenue; 2nd Floor
Green Bay, WI
(920) 433-3500

Dr. Paul Hudson is an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Hudson is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology (Heart Rhythm)
1727 Shawano Avenue; Suite 201
Green Bay, WI
(920) 272-1050; (920) 496-4700

Dr. James Hansen is a Green Bay, WI physician who specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Hansen's residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital. His professional affiliations include St. Vincent Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital.

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David W Mathias MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2845 Greenbrier Road; Suite 310
Green Bay, WI
(920) 288-8300; (715) 735-8067

Dr. David Mathias, who practices in Green Bay, WI and Marinette, WI, is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology. Dr. Mathias is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Mathias attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Scott T Weslow MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist), Interventional Cardiology
2845 Greenbrier Road; Suite 310
Green Bay, WI
(920) 288-8300; (715) 732-8000

Dr. Scott Weslow is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Weslow attended medical school at New York Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Dr. Paul Stephen Pienkos MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1821 S Webster Avenue
Green Bay, WI
(920) 431-1850; (920) 496-4700

Dr. Paul Pienkos' specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Pienkos is affiliated with St. Nicholas Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital.

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Matthew A Schmidt MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2845 Greenbrier Road; Suite 310
Green Bay, WI
(920) 288-8300; (715) 735-8067

Dr. Matthew Schmidt is an interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Schmidt is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Cardiac Electrophysiology (Heart Rhythm)
1727 Shawano Avenue; Suite 201
Green Bay, WI
(920) 272-1050; (920) 496-4700

Dr. Simil Gala is an interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Green Bay, WI. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. For his residency, Dr. Gala trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Gala's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Vincent Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital.

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What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology is the treatment of heart disease without surgery, through the use of catheters. Primarily this is via a procedure called cardiac catheterization, where a long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is threaded through a vein or artery up towards the heart. The catheter can be used to inject dye for x-rays, open narrowed artery walls, widen heart valves, place stents, or perform other tests and procedures.

Cardiology is a large specialty, and covers many diseases and disorders of the heart as well as several different kinds of treatments. What makes interventional cardiologists special is their ability to use minimally invasive procedures to treat heart disease. Interventional cardiologists may treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease, where blood vessels become narrowed or blocked. They also may repair or replace damaged heart valves.

During a cardiac catheterization, the interventional cardiologist inserts the catheter into a blood vessel through a small incision in the groin or arm. It is then threaded to the blocked artery or into the heart, where tiny tools can be passed through the tube. These tools are used to perform percutaneous coronary interventions, or procedures done to the heart and arteries via catheter. Procedures may include:
  • Angioplasty, or opening of blocked arteries, often via the inflation of a balloon
  • Atherectomy, the physical cutting away of plaque buildup
  • Stenting, the placement of metal springs to hold artery walls open
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Closure of holes in the heart

That these procedures can be performed without the pain and recovery time of traditional surgery is truly amazing.
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