Dr. Andrew Atiemo, a cardiologist at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Arizona, describes interventional cardiology.
I am Dr. Andrew Atiemo. I am an interventional cardiologist at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. I treat patients in the north Phoenix area including Glendale, Peoria, and the Arrowhead area. We see patients with a number of conditions including chest pain, coronary artery disease, irregular heartbeat, and other symptoms.
Interventional cardiology is a specialty of cardiology. It’s basically a field that refers to a specialized area of cardiology where doctors perform procedures to treat heart disease.
The types of procedures to perform can include balloon angioplasty along with other types of treatments for valvular heart disease and even structural heart disease such as holes within the heart chamber.
About Dr. Andrew D. Atiemo, M.D., F.A.C.C.:
Dr. Atiemo is a cardiologist on staff at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, AZ. After completing his medical education at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Atiemo trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital. His passion for cardiology lead him to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he trained in general cardiology and interventional cardiology.
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Condition: Heart Disease, VTE, Deep Venous Thromboembolism, Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Embolism
Related Terms: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Support, Chest Pain, Cardiac Catheterization, Stress Test, Weak Heart Muscle, Vascular Trauma, Heart Muscle Inflammation, Blood Clots, Enlarged Heart
Health Care Provider: Banner Hospital, Banner Medical Center, Banner Health, Banner Thunderbird, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Hospital
Location: Glendale, Arizona, Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Chandler, Surprise, North Phoenix, 85306
Expert: Dr. Andrew Atiemo, Andrew Atiemo, M.D., Dr. Atiemo, Doctor Andrew Atiemo, Cardiologist Andrew Atiemo, M.D.
Expertise: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Catheterization, Balloon Angioplasty, Rheolytic Thrombectomy, AngioJet®, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Preventive Cardiology, Stress Cardiomyopathy