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We found 5 providers matching angiogram and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Belton, MO.

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Dr. Elizabeth V Dang VI, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Elizabeth Dang works as an adult cardiologist. Dr. Dang (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. Clinical interests for Dr. Dang include stress echo, holter monitoring, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Dang's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Electrocardiogram, Chest Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $981
  • Medicare Cost: $291
Dr. Cesar David D Rios, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. C. Rios' medical specialty is adult cardiology. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Rios attended Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Rios's clinical interests encompass heart problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Rios is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Rios speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, Tooth Extractions, Device ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $981
  • Medicare Cost: $314
Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa works as a cardiologist in Kansas City, MO, Belton, MO, and Harrisonville, MO. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Chilappa's hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Dr. Chilappa's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Chilappa (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, Stent ... (Read more)

Dr. Carrie Angela Totta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17067 I-49; #200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Carrie Totta is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Her areas of expertise include the following: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), heart attack, and syncope (fainting). Dr. Totta's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Her professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard P Brown, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Richard Brown practices adult cardiology. Dr. Brown attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: endocarditis, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown accepts. Dr. Brown's hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , angiogram (angiography)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear ... (Read more)

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What is an Angiogram?

Angiography is the use of x-rays to examine blood vessels, especially in order to identify any blocked or misshapen vessels that may cause problems. The test itself is called an angiogram. Some of the disorders that angiograms can be used to diagnose include:
  • Blockages and narrowing
  • Weakened walls and bulging, called an aneurysm
  • Malformations and misshapen blood vessels
  • Kidney artery conditions
  • Aorta artery conditions
  • Vein problems, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots or embolisms

During an angiogram, the doctor inserts a very thin, flexible tube called a catheter into a blood vessel through an opening in the groin or arm. The catheter is threaded through the body to the site of the suspected problem, where a small amount of dye is injected into the bloodstream and x-rays are taken. The dye makes the surrounding blood vessels visible via x-ray.

If necessary, certain procedures can be performed after an angiogram while the catheter is in place. Angioplasty is the use of a catheter to widen narrowed or blocked arteries. Stents are like tiny coiled springs that hold blood vessels open, and they can be placed during a catheterization. Damaged heart valves can also be repaired or replaced.

A typical angiogram takes about an hour to perform, but it may be longer if the catheterization is used to perform procedures on the blood vessels. It may be uncomfortable at times but is usually not painful. Afterwards, you may be monitored for up to six hours to make sure any bleeding from the insertion site has stopped, and you will be given fluids to help flush the dye from your body. For a day or two after an angiogram it is important to drink plenty of fluids and keep strenuous activity to a minimum.