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

Dr. Neelima Vallurupalli sees patients in Sacramento, CA and Folsom, CA. Her medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Vallurupalli has a special interest in heart problems. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. She obtained her medical school training at Annamalai University, Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital and performed her residency at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. Dr. Vallurupalli is conversant in Telugu and Tamil. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , echocardiogram (echo), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 657
  • Uninsured Cost: $252 - $931
  • Medicare Cost: $63 - $200
Dr. Richard Joseph Axelrod, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Richard Axelrod sees patients in Folsom, CA, Sacramento, CA, and Jackson, CA. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Axelrod is especially interested in heart problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Axelrod completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received professional recognition including the following: Sacramento Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has an open panel.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 482
  • Uninsured Cost: $253 - $839
  • Medicare Cost: $64 - $185
Dr. Zi-Jian Xu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Zi-Jian Xu specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Sacramento, CA and Folsom, CA. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Xu's clinical interests encompass heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Shanghai Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Xu's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 623
  • Uninsured Cost: $252 - $918
  • Medicare Cost: $63 - $249
Dr. Harvey Jay Matlof, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Harvey Matlof is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is especially interested in heart problems. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Matlof honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Matlof attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors. Dr. Matlof is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Matlof's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , echocardiogram (echo)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Stress Testing, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 337
  • Uninsured Cost: $254 - $915
  • Medicare Cost: $64 - $249

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What is an Echocardiogram?

An echocardiogram (or “echo” for short) is an imaging test that uses ultrasound to take real-time pictures of the beating heart. Ultrasound is a very safe and painless way of using high-frequency sound echoes to make pictures of what is inside the body. An echocardiogram can check the size, thickness, and movement of the heart muscle. It can show how blood is flowing within the heart and whether the valves in the heart are working properly. It is sometimes used to check for heart defects or blood clots. It can show fluid building up around the heart or can be used to measure how much blood the heart is pumping with each beat.

The procedure for an echocardiogram is very simple. You will go into a room in a hospital or clinic, remove your shirt, and lay down on a table. If you are also having an EKG (electrocardiogram), small sticky pads with wires will be applied to your chest area. An EKG measures the electric activity of your heart to go along with the ultrasound (echo) information. A clear gel is applied to the skin of your chest to remove any air bubbles between your skin and the machine that provides the ultrasound. Then, a technician moves an ultrasound transducer wand over your chest to gather the image of your heart. It normally takes 15 - 30 minutes and is painless.