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We found 10 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept Health Net HMO near Burlingame, CA.

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Dr. Ian H Christoph, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1501 Trousdale Drive; 2nd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Ian Christoph practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is especially interested in heart problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Christoph attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He trained at Duke University Medical Center for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Christoph average 4.5 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Christoph accepts. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Drug Eluting Stents, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,274
  • Medicare Cost: $662
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Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
101 S San Mateo Drive; Suite 303
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Watters works as a cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. In his practice, Dr. Watters focuses on heart problems and general care. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Watters trained at Letterman Army Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, General Care

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 1,868
  • Uninsured Cost: $250
  • Medicare Cost: $87
Dr. Brad G Angeja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Second Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Brad Angeja works as a cardiologist in Burlingame, CA and Daly City, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Angeja average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Angeja has indicated that his clinical interests include heart valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Angeja accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Angeja attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Angeja (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Heart Valve Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 249
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,274
  • Medicare Cost: $662
Dr. Gregory Engel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 2nd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Engel's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His clinical interests include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Engel is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Engel completed a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Engel has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Engel accepts. Dr. Engel is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher E Woods, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1501 Trousdale Drive; 2nd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Woods is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Palo Alto, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Burlingame, CA. He is especially interested in heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Woods studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Woods's training includes a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael H Girolami, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1750 El Camino Real; Suite 11
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Michael Girolami specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Girolami include cardiac catheterization. Patients rated Dr. Girolami highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Girolami attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Coronary Angiogram, Stress Testing, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,109
  • Medicare Cost: $504
Dr. Catherine A Chimenti, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1750 El Camino Real; Suite #11
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Catherine Chimenti's specialty is adult cardiology. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Chimenti graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For her professional training, Dr. Chimenti completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, she speaks Italian. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Chimenti is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,095
  • Medicare Cost: $503
Dr. Lenora Verne Fung, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1783 El Camino Real; Mills Peninsula Medical Center
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Lenora Fung is a specialist in diagnostic radiology. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Fung attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Fung is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Cantonese. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $224
  • Medicare Cost: $87
Dr. Gregory Matthew Lim, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1783 El Camino Real
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Lim practices vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology in Burlingame, CA and San Mateo, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Dr. Lim completed his residency training at Virginia Mason Medical Center. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $224
  • Medicare Cost: $87
Dr. Arnold William Goldschlager, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1750 El Camino Real; Suite 11
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Arnold Goldschlager's specialty is general internal medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Goldschlager's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 85
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,092
  • Medicare Cost: $505

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What is a Nuclear Stress Test?

A nuclear stress test, also known as myocardial perfusion imaging, is a test that shows how well the heart is working. Myocardium is a fancy word for the heart muscle, and perfusion means to flow through. So, this diagnostic test shows how much blood is flowing through your heart muscle. This test can tell a doctor if you have narrowed or blocked arteries, show scar tissue from a previous heart attack, assess damage after a heart attack, or show how well a procedure (such as a stent) is working. This test is also known by different names, such as a cardiac perfusion scan or thallium scan.

To perform the test, technicians will take pictures of the blood flowing through your heart using radioactive tracers that let your blood show up on a special camera. The level of radioactivity is very low. Usually, the technicians will first take pictures of your heart at rest. You may need to lay down on a table with your arms up while a machine (similar to an x-ray machine) takes a picture of your chest. Then, the technicians will want to get your heart pumping so that they can be sure to see how blood flows to all areas of the muscle. You will get electrodes placed on your body to measure your heartbeat and a cuff on your arm to measure your blood pressure. An IV will be placed in your arm. Then, you will be asked to run on a treadmill or ride a stationary bike. If you are unable to exercise, medication will be given to you through the IV to make your heart beat fast. After you have exercised enough to make your heart beat quickly, the radioactive tracers will be put into your blood through the IV. Then a second set of pictures will be taken of your heart.