We found 7 providers matching angiogram and who accept Health Net Seniority Plus Ruby near Modesto, CA.

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Dr. Amar L Pohwani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Amar Pohwani works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear medicine specialist. He attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Pohwani's clinical interests include heart problems. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pohwani (or staff) speaks Urdu, Sindhi, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Dr. Pohwani's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , carotid angiogram, cerebral (brain) angiogram, angiogram (angiography)

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

Dr. Charles C Tsai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Charles Tsai is an adult cardiologist in Modesto, CA. His clinical interests encompass heart problems. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Tsai's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Tsai's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 75
  • Charge (avg.): $130 - $1,263
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $34 - $368
Dr. Peter Y.T. Lai, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Peter Lai is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Lai's areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After completing medical school at National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Lai speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , coronary angiogram

All Interests: Stress Echo, Heart Problems, Stress Testing, Stroke, Atherectomy, Coronary Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 104
  • Charge (avg.): $824 - $1,263
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $176 - $372
Dr. Matthew John Thomson, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Thomson specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Thomson is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine and a graduate of Loma Linda University Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF).

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 71
  • Charge (avg.): $187 - $698
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $53 - $154
Dr. Syed Nasim Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1409 E Briggsmore Avenue
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed is an adult cardiologist. He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ahmed include heart problems. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $1,006
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $294
Dr. Yee-Hsiang Jeffrey Wang, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Yee-Hsiang Wang works as a diagnostic radiologist. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wang accepts. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, Dr. Wang completed his residency training at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He is conversant in Mandarin.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 43
  • Charge (avg.): $2,237 - $2,377
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $387 - $454
Dr. Cesar J Tumakay, DO
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA
 

Dr. Cesar Tumakay is a Modesto, CA physician who specializes in diagnostic radiology. He has a special interest in imaging procedures. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Tumakay is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Tumakay's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF).

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Breast Biopsy, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Interventions, MRI, Imaging ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $2,237
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $386

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What is an Angiogram?

Angiography is the use of x-rays to examine blood vessels, especially in order to identify any blocked or misshapen vessels that may cause problems. The test itself is called an angiogram. Some of the disorders that angiograms can be used to diagnose include:
  • Blockages and narrowing
  • Weakened walls and bulging, called an aneurysm
  • Malformations and misshapen blood vessels
  • Kidney artery conditions
  • Aorta artery conditions
  • Vein problems, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots or embolisms

During an angiogram, the doctor inserts a very thin, flexible tube called a catheter into a blood vessel through an opening in the groin or arm. The catheter is threaded through the body to the site of the suspected problem, where a small amount of dye is injected into the bloodstream and x-rays are taken. The dye makes the surrounding blood vessels visible via x-ray.

If necessary, certain procedures can be performed after an angiogram while the catheter is in place. Angioplasty is the use of a catheter to widen narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents are like tiny coiled springs that hold blood vessels open, and they can be placed during a catheterization. Damaged heart valves can also be repaired or replaced.

A typical angiogram takes about an hour to perform, but it may be longer if the catheterization is used to perform procedures on the blood vessels. It may be uncomfortable at times but is usually not painful. Afterwards, you may be monitored for up to six hours to make sure any bleeding from the insertion site has stopped, and you will be given fluids to help flush the dye from your body. For a day or two after an angiogram it is important to drink plenty of fluids and keep strenuous activity to a minimum.
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