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

Dr. Ratan Ahuja is an adult cardiology specialist in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. Dr. Ahuja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Before completing his residency at Maulana Azad Medical Center, Dr. Ahuja attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts 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)

Dr. Wilberto L 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 in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Lopez attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and MyBlue, 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 67
  • Charge (avg.): $226 - $1,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $77 - $488
Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
932 Saxon Boulevard; Suite A
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar practices adult cardiology in Orange City, FL and Sanford, FL. Patients rated Dr. Hippalgaonkar highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Osmania University and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 276
  • Charge (avg.): $126 - $638
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $77 - $490
Dr. Carlos P Grullon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Grullon's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Grullon is a graduate of Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Providence Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Grullon is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 93
  • Charge (avg.): $291 - $1,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $77 - $482
Dr. William J David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. William David works as an adult cardiologist in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. David graduated from the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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

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Dr. Lawrence E Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1565 Saxon Boulevard; Suite 202
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Vallario is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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

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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.
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