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We found 9 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Essential near Deltona, FL.

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Dr. Ratan Kumar Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
759 Harley Strickland Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Ratan Ahuja specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. After attending the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at Maulana Azad Medical Center. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahuja takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 467
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $490
Dr. Carlos Persio Grullon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Grullon's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Providence Hospital, Dr. Grullon attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Grullon speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 93
  • Uninsured Cost: $291 - $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $482
Dr. Wilberto Lester M. Mariano Lopez, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Wilberto Lopez's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. Dr. Lopez accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, MyBlue, and more. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Syncope, Aortic Valve Disease, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $226 - $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $488
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
793 Health Care Drive; Suite 103
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. David Joseph specializes in interventional cardiology. On average, patients gave Dr. Joseph a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Kerala.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $250
  • Medicare Cost: $76
Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar is a specialist in adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Hippalgaonkar average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is a graduate of Osmania University and a graduate of Mount Sinai Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 276
  • Uninsured Cost: $126 - $638
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $490
Dr. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. William David specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. David is a graduate of the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $180 - $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $490
Dr. Lawrence Edward Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Vallario is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Vallario is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $490
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
938 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 101 C
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Chad Broome-Webster's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Broome-Webster accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $160 - $800
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $490
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
938 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 101-c
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Marielle Lazard is an adult cardiologist in Orange City, FL. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $800
  • Medicare Cost: $490

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What is a Nuclear Stress Test?

A nuclear stress test, also known as myocardial perfusion imaging, is a test that shows how well the heart is working. Myocardium is a fancy word for the heart muscle, and perfusion means to flow through. So, this diagnostic test shows how much blood is flowing through your heart muscle. This test can tell a doctor if you have narrowed or blocked arteries, show scar tissue from a previous heart attack, assess damage after a heart attack, or show how well a procedure (such as a stent) is working. This test is also known by different names, such as a cardiac perfusion scan or thallium scan.

To perform the test, technicians will take pictures of the blood flowing through your heart using radioactive tracers that let your blood show up on a special camera. The level of radioactivity is very low. Usually, the technicians will first take pictures of your heart at rest. You may need to lay down on a table with your arms up while a machine (similar to an x-ray machine) takes a picture of your chest. Then, the technicians will want to get your heart pumping so that they can be sure to see how blood flows to all areas of the muscle. You will get electrodes placed on your body to measure your heartbeat and a cuff on your arm to measure your blood pressure. An IV will be placed in your arm. Then, you will be asked to run on a treadmill or ride a stationary bike. If you are unable to exercise, medication will be given to you through the IV to make your heart beat fast. After you have exercised enough to make your heart beat quickly, the radioactive tracers will be put into your blood through the IV. Then a second set of pictures will be taken of your heart.