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We found 8 nuclear cardiology providers who accept Great-West Healthcare near New Haven, CT.

Dr. Daniel George Lorch III, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Daniel Lorch's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Lorch's areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart valve disease, and preventive cardiology. He honors POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Stress Testing, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Jeremy Amstel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. David Amstel is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amstel accepts. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. Dr. Amstel has an open panel.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Jonathan Brier's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Hamden, CT, Shelton, CT, and New Haven, CT. On average, patients gave Dr. Brier a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Brier trained at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Ting Li specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with The William H. Backus Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Li accepts. His practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Sun Yat-Sen University, Zhongshan School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Dr. Michael J Fucci, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Michael Fucci is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with The William H. Backus Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Fucci accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is accepting new patients. After attending the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram, Heart Problems

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Edward Miller's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Before performing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Miller attended Yale School of Medicine and Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Miller takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, Sarcoidosis, Amyloidosis, Cardiac Imaging

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
789 Howard Avenue; Dana Building, 3rd Floor
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Arya Mani's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in New Haven, CT. In addition to English, Dr. Mani (or staff) speaks German, French, and Persian. Dr. Mani is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He studied medicine at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. For his professional training, Dr. Mani completed a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Syncope, Electrocardiogram, Nuclear Stress Test, Tilt Table Test, Sinus Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
800 Howard Avenue; Yale Physicians Building 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Lavanya Bellumkonda works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. After completing medical school at Kakatiya Medical College, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Bellumkonda honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Transplant, Heart Failure

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What is Nuclear Cardiology?

Nuclear cardiology is the use of safe, small amounts of radioactive material, called tracers, to take very accurate pictures or video of the heart. Nuclear cardiology can not only provide excellent images of the heart muscle, but it can also tell doctors about the function and health of the heart. That is to say, nuclear cardiology doesn’t just examine what the heart looks like, it sees how well the heart muscle is working. It’s very useful for diagnosing heart disease, identifying damage from a heart attack, or evaluating if a patient’s treatments are working well enough.

During a nuclear cardiology exam, the tracer is injected into a vein and taken up by the heart. Then a special camera, called a gamma camera, takes pictures of the tracer moving within the beating heart. The images can show areas where heart muscle has been damaged or scarred due to a heart attack, or where blood flow within the heart may not be adequate due to blocked arteries.

There are several different kinds of nuclear cardiology tests and each looks at something slightly different. The most commonly used test is called myocardial perfusion. Others include ventriculography, to show the chambers of the heart; PET scans, to monitor blood flow; and MUGA scans, to examine how well the heart is pumping.

Nuclear cardiology tests do not hurt, and do not require anything more than an injection. They are a powerful source of information for patients suffering from heart disease or coronary artery disease.