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We found 5 cardiologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Cheyenne, WY.

UCHealth - Thomas Matthew MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology
5050 Powderhouse Road
Cheyenne, WY
 

Dr. Thomas Matthew is a specialist in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and cardiology (heart disease). Dr. Matthew is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Health (UCHealth). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Heart Problems, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Pei Jai Michael Ho, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2360 E. Pershing Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY
 

Dr. Pei Jai Ho's specialty is adult cardiology. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ho is affiliated with VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
2310 House Avenue; #300
Cheyenne, WY
 

Dr. Michael Langiulli is an adult cardiology specialist. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Langiulli honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2301 House Avenue; Suite 301
Cheyenne, WY
 

Dr. Michael Higginbotham is a cardiologist in Cheyenne, WY. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Higginbotham attended medical school at The University of Melbourne Medical School.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
2301 House Avenue; Suite 301
Cheyenne, WY
 

Dr. Shayibu Harruna is an interventional cardiologist. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.