We found 4 interventional cardiologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Silver 102 - Three $0 PCP Visits near Dallas, TX.

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Dr. Dong-Hi Anthony Yoon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Dong-Hi Yoon, who practices in Rowlett, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yoon include coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Yoon is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Dr. William Pennock Laird II, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Interventional Cardiology
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. W. Laird is a physician who specializes in pediatric interventional cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Laird accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Texas Health Allen. Dr. Laird's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Jeffrey R Gladden, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
8150 N Central Expressway; Suite M1001
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Gladden practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Gladden is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Advanced Heart Care. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Suite 933
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Horne is a Dallas, TX physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Horne graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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