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We found 4 providers matching echocardiogram and who accept United Healthcare Managed Indemnity 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's area of specialization is adult cardiology. She is rated highly by her patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dulbecco include heart problems. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Dulbecco's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She 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 areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology; he sees patients in Santa Cruz, CA. Dr. Sawhney obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His areas of expertise include heart problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Sawhney is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Sawhney (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Sawhney's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 area of specialization is adult cardiology. After attending Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Sturzu's clinical interests include heart problems. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sturzu's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He has an open panel.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in heart problems. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Brandt is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for his residency. Dr. Brandt is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Brandt's practice is open to new patients.

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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.