We found 4 interventional cardiologists who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1443 near Clermont, FL.

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Dr. Roberto L Torres-Aguiar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
255 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 101
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Torresaguiar works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Torresaguiar is a graduate of Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Norwalk Hospital's residency program. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Chest CT Scan, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. Saiyed Aonali Mohib, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3101 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Saiyed Mohib is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mohib honors. After attending Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Dr. Karan G Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
835 7th Street; #4
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Karan Reddy is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Winter Park, FL, Clermont, FL, and Davenport, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Reddy is 1.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Osama F Al-Suleiman, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
821 Oakley Seaver Drive
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Osama Al-Suleiman is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Al-Suleiman accepts. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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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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