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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 specializes in adult cardiology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ahuja 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. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Ahuja 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: 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 a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grullon honors. After attending Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Providence Hospital. Dr. Grullon is conversant in Spanish. He is 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 is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Lopez is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and MyBlue, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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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
Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar's area of specialization is adult cardiology. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hippalgaonkar 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. He graduated from Osmania University. He trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Hippalgaonkar 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
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
793 Health Care Drive; Suite 103
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. David Joseph sees patients in Orange City, FL. His medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Joseph at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He 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. He is a graduate of the University of Kerala.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $250
  • Medicare Cost: $76
Dr. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. William David's area of specialization is adult cardiology. Dr. David is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He takes 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: 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 cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Vallario's education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Vallario is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to 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: 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 practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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 is a specialist in adult cardiology. She is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lazard takes.

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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.