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We found 3 providers matching cardiac catheterization and who accept Medicare Advantage near Folsom, CA.

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Dr. Neelima Gogineni Vallurupalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Neelima Vallurupalli specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Sacramento, CA and Folsom, CA. She graduated from Annamalai University, Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital. For her professional training, Dr. Vallurupalli completed a residency program at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. She has a special interest in heart problems. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vallurupalli is conversant in Telugu and Tamil. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Richard Joseph Axelrod, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Richard Axelrod is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Axelrod is especially interested in heart problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Axelrod is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Axelrod honors. Dr. Axelrod graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received the distinction of Sacramento Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Angiogram, Stents, Heart Attack, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,036
  • Medicare Cost: $307
Dr. Zi-Jian Xu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Zi-Jian Xu's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Xu speaks Mandarin. He has a special interest in heart problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Xu attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Shanghai Medical University. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Xu's office for an appointment.

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

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What is Cardiac Catheterization?

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure done to check on the health of the heart. A tiny, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted into a blood vessel through a very small opening, usually in the groin, and threaded through the blood vessel up to the heart. Once the catheter is in place, it can diagnose problems in the heart and perform certain corrective procedures.

A coronary catheter can be used to:
  • Take blood samples
  • Inject dye for an angiogram
  • Check for valve defects
  • Measure oxygen and pressure levels within the heart chambers
  • Take a biopsy
  • Perform a percutaneous coronary intervention, or procedure to clear blocked arteries
  • Widen narrowed valve openings

Because all of this can be accomplished without the need for open surgery, cardiac catheterization has become a popular option.