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We found 17 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept Blue Shield of California - Shared Advantage ASO - Tiered Network Plan for John Muir near East Palo Alto, CA.

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Dr. Vivian W Tsai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
87 Encina Avenue; 1st Floor
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Vivian Tsai is a cardiologist. She is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tsai include heart problems. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Tsai has an open panel. She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Tsai completed a residency program at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. She is conversant in Mandarin.

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

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

Dr. Nellis Allan Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nellis Smith's medical specialty is adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Patients rated Dr. Smith highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include heart problems and nuclear scan. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith takes. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center.

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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. Girish A Narayan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
87 Encina Avenue; Encina Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Girish Narayan works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Narayan's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Narayan include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Narayan accepts. Dr. Narayan attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Tamil. Dr. Narayan's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Bruce Allan Benedick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Benedick's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Benedick include heart problems, nuclear scan, and cardiac catheterization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Benedick graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Benedick accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lynnette W Lissin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
87 Encina Avenue; Encina Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Lynette Lissin is a specialist in adult cardiology. She works in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. She has a special interest in heart problems. Patients rated Dr. Lissin highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Lissin completed a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Lissin (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. Dr. Lissin is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,405
  • Medicare Cost: $381
Dr. Roger Allan Winkle, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Roger Winkle's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is especially interested in heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Winkle honors. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. Dr. Winkle is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Anthony St. Claire Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Donald St. Claire's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise consist of heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. St. Claire is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. St. Claire completed a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. St. Claire welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $662
Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
87 Encina Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani works as an adult cardiologist in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Ramrakhiani (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Her clinical interests include heart problems. Dr. Ramrakhiani is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She graduated from SMS Medical College, Jaipur and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ramrakhiani takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She welcomes new patients.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,577
  • Medicare Cost: $428
Dr. Gregory Engel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Engel's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Engel is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Engel is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Engel attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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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. Nick G Costouros, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nick Costouros is a nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology specialist. Dr. Costouros speaks Greek. In his practice, Dr. Costouros focuses on nuclear scan. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Costouros is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Nuclear Scan

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,308 - $2,274
  • Medicare Cost: $467 - $655
Dr. Christopher E Woods, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Woods, who practices in Palo Alto, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is especially interested in heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Woods is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Woods's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He is accepting 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. Jared James Herr, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
795 El Camino Real; Encina Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Jared Herr works as an adult cardiologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Herr include heart problems. He is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Herr attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice 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. Michael Allen Ruder, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Michael Ruder is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in East Palo Alto, CA, Redwood City, CA, and Los Banos, CA. Dr. Ruder has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems and nuclear scan. He is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Maricopa Medical Center. Dr. Ruder's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. John D Murao, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. John Murao is a diagnostic radiology specialist in Palo Alto, CA. He is especially interested in imaging procedures. Dr. Murao's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at VA Wadsworth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murao honors.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Vascular Imaging, Abdominal Imaging, Lung Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,274
  • Medicare Cost: $655
Dr. Edward Temple Anderson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1950 University Avenue; Suite 160
E Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Edward Anderson's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Anderson include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Anderson attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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

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

Dr. Recha S Bergstrom, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Recha Bergstrom is a diagnostic radiology specialist in Palo Alto, CA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include imaging procedures. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Bergstrom is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Bergstrom graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. She trained at Winthrop University Hospital for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Imaging Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,274
  • Medicare Cost: $655

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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.