We found 5 interventional cardiologists who accept Silver Compass 4500 near Lawrenceville, NJ.

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Dr. Andreas Wolf, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
One Union Street; Suite 101
Robbinsville, NJ
 

Dr. Andreas Wolf's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wolf honors. He graduated from Goethe University Frankfurt. Dr. Wolf's training includes residency programs at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Wolf speaks German. He is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and Capital Health. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. George Patrick Heyrich, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3140 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. George Heyrich is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, and St. Mary's Hospital. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Heyrich completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. David W Drucker, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3140 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. David Drucker practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Drucker honors. Dr. Drucker graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and St. Louis University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Mark J Soffer, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
One Union Street; Suite 101
Robbinsville, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Soffer is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology. His clinical interests encompass preventive cardiology and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Soffer is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Soffer's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and Capital Health. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization

Dr. Sunder Venkatesulu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3140 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Sunder Venkatesulu is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Venkatesulu is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, and Capital Health. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Venkatesulu completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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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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