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We found 13 interventional cardiologists who accept Coventry HMO near Charleston, WV.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2335 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 202
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Ramakrishnan Iyer is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Iyer studied medicine at Medical College Baroda. For his professional training, Dr. Iyer completed residency programs at Brooklyn Jewish Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
331 Laidley Street; Suite 402
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Mohammad Pervaiz is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of the Punjab and King Edward Medical University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Unfortunately, Dr. Pervaiz is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2930 Chesterfield Avenue
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Stephen Lewis works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Charleston, WV. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lewis graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4315 Maccorkle Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Howard Stanton is a specialist in interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He works in Charleston, WV. Patient ratings for Dr. Stanton average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
428 Division Street; Suite 100
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Mohammad Yousaf's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in South Charleston, WV. Dr. Yousaf accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2335 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 202
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Dilip Basu is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Basu graduated from the University of Calcutta. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4610 Kanawha Avenue Sw; Suite 200
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Elie Gharib is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, Coventry HSA, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gharib attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2930 Chesterfield Avenue
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Steven McCormick, who practices in Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. McCormick graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
428 Division Street; Suite #2
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Kishore Challa is a South Charleston, WV physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He studied medicine at Osmania Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4607 Maccorkle Avenue Sw; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Mitchell Rashid works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Rashid is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2930 Chesterfield Avenue
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. John Goad's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Charleston, WV. Dr. Goad graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2930 Chesterfield Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Donald Lilly is a Charleston, WV physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Lilly is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
2345 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 302
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Mark Bates specializes in interventional cardiology and vascular & interventional radiology and practices in Charleston, WV. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Bates honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.