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We found 7 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept United Healthcare Gold near Sanford, FL.

Dr. Carlos Persio Grullon, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Grullon works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Grullon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He trained at Providence Hospital for his residency. He is conversant in 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. Tulio Alberto Sulbaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other
305 N Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran is an adult cardiology specialist in Sanford, FL and Deland, FL. Dr. Sulbaran speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $468
  • Medicare Cost: $459
Dr. Mubeen Hasan Chida, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiology
305 Mangoustine Avenue; Suite 200
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Mubeen Chida works as a cardiologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Chida attended medical school at Dow Medical College. 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: 221
  • Uninsured Cost: $850
  • Medicare Cost: $490
Dr. Rajendra Govind Hippalgaonkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1403 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 106
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Rajendra Hippalgaonkar works as a cardiologist in Orange City, FL and Sanford, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hippalgaonkar 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 medical school at Osmania University. His medical residency was performed 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

  • Medicare Volume: 276
  • Uninsured Cost: $126 - $638
  • Medicare Cost: $77 - $490
Dr. Lawrence Edward Vallario, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Vallario's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Lake Mary, FL and Deltona, FL. Dr. Vallario is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Vallario completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.

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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
Dr. William John David, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 1000
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. William David's specialty is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of L'Aquila Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. 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
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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
917 Rinehart Road; Suite 1051
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Eldar Baigabatov is an internal medicine hospitalist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Baigabatov performed his residency at Long Island College Hospital. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $900
  • 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.