We found 9 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO 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 is an adult cardiologist. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahuja attended the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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 is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. Dr. Grullon is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Providence Hospital. Dr. Grullon is conversant in Spanish.

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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 works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Lopez is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, MyBlue, and more.

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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 is a physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Joseph average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Joseph takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at 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 an adult cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is a graduate of Osmania University and a graduate of Mount Sinai Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Hippalgaonkar is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. David 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: 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 is an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Vallario takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. His residency was performed 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 specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Orange City, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Broome-Webster graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

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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 specializes in adult cardiology. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lazard is a graduate of 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.