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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 is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Dulbecco attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Her clinical interests include heart problems. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Dulbecco has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. She is affiliated with 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 specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Dr. Sawhney completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Sawhney (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. 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, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (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 practices adult cardiology. He is especially interested in heart problems. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Dr. Sturzu is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sturzu completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is especially interested in heart problems. Patients rated Dr. Brandt highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Brandt 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, Cardiac Rehabilitation ... (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.