We found 5 cardiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum EPO near Palatka, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
700 Zeagler Drive; Suite 2
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Mohammed Kaleem is an adult cardiology specialist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College. Dr. Kaleem (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6710 Old Wolf Bay Road
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Alfred Romero's specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Romero takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6710 Old Wolf Bay Road
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Mukesh Goel practices adult cardiology. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Goel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
524 Zeagler Drive
Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Abdul Bhatti works as a cardiologist in Palatka, FL. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
215 Hwy 17s
East Palatka, FL
 

Dr. Imraan Ansaarie's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in East Palatka, FL. 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.

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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.
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