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We found 4 providers matching echocardiogram and who accept Health Net Healthy Heart HMO near Santa Cruz, CA.

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Dr. Fiona Linsey Dulbecco, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 4th Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Fiona Dulbecco works as a cardiologist in Santa Cruz, CA and San Francisco, CA. In her practice, she is particularly interested in heart problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Dulbecco graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dulbecco has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , echocardiogram (echo)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Failure, Preventive Cardiology, Heart ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 272
  • Uninsured Cost: $149 - $632
  • Medicare Cost: $70 - $296
Dr. Neilander S Sawhney, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 4th Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Neil Sawhney's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Santa Cruz, CA. Dr. Sawhney (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Sawhney include heart problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Sawhney is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sawhney's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 771
  • Uninsured Cost: $224 - $766
  • Medicare Cost: $64 - $246
Dr. Anthony Christopher Sturzu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 4th Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Anthony Sturzu's specialty is adult cardiology. He is especially interested in heart problems. Dr. Sturzu takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He attended Drexel University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Sturzu's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Doran Brandt, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 4th Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Ryan Brandt specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Santa Cruz, CA. His areas of expertise include heart problems. Dr. Brandt's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Brandt's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 789
  • Uninsured Cost: $224 - $766
  • 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.