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Himanshu Agarwal MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Himanshu Agarwal is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), peripheral (arm or leg) angiogram, and angioplasty. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Agarwal graduated from King George Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with King George Medical University. His professional affiliations include CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs, CHI Health Immanuel, and CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy.

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Clinical interests: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair, Peripheral Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1600 S 48th Street; Suite 600
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Matthew Johnson specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Johnson accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7440 So. 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Hosakote Nagaraj's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He graduated from J.J.M. Medical College. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
average rating 1 stars (1 rating)
1600 S 48th Street; Suite 600
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Ryan Whitney, who practices in Lincoln, NE, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Timothy M. Gardner MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1600 S 48th Street; Suite 600
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Timothy Gardner is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Lincoln, NE. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Gardner is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Harpaul Bajwa's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
average rating 5 stars (3 ratings)
1600 S 48th Street; Suite 600
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Clyde Meckel works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Lincoln, NE. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Meckel accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Steven Martin's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Martin attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
average rating 4.93 stars (4 ratings)
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Douglas Netz is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Lincoln, NE. Dr. Netz is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Netz average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Denes Korpas is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. Dr. Korpas takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
C/o Nebraska Heart Institute, Pc; C/o Nebraska Heart Institute, Pc
Lincoln, NE
 

Dr. Vishwajeth Bhoopalam is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
average rating 1.75 stars (1 rating)
7440 S 91st Street
Lincoln, NE
 

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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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