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David J Schneider MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
183 Park Street; Suite A
Malone, NY

Dr. David Schneider's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include heart problems, preventive cardiology, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Schneider is professionally affiliated with The University of Vermont Medical Center and White River Junction VA Medical Center. He is in-network for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Thrombosis

Robert Michael Lobel MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
183 Park Street; Suite A
Malone, NY

Dr. Robert Lobel is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Lobel's areas of expertise include cardiac electrophysiological study and catheter ablation. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Vermont Medical Center. He accepts POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Boston University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Catheter Ablation, Cardiac Electrophysiological Study

Peter C Van Buren MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
70 Constable Street
Malone, NY

Dr. Peter Van Buren's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. His areas of expertise include heart failure, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Van Buren accepts several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Van Buren is professionally affiliated with The University of Vermont Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Failure

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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