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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 is a cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dang include stress echo, holter monitoring, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego. She has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Dang (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Dang is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 137
  • Uninsured Cost: $233
  • Medicare Cost: $74
Dr. Cesar David D Rios, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. C. Rios' specialty is adult cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Rios speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Rios trained at Massachusetts General Hospital. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 107
  • Uninsured Cost: $233
  • Medicare Cost: $76
Dr. Carrie Angela Totta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17067 I-49; #200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Carrie Totta is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. These areas are among Dr. Totta's clinical interests: high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), heart attack, and syncope (fainting). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for her residency. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Totta honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 66
  • Uninsured Cost: $233
  • Medicare Cost: $74
Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa, who practices in Kansas City, MO, Belton, MO, and Harrisonville, MO, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Chilappa attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Chilappa (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Chilappa is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $233
  • Medicare Cost: $76
Dr. Richard P Brown, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Richard Brown is a cardiologist. His areas of expertise include the following: endocarditis, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). The average patient rating for Dr. Brown is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Brown is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Brown completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. 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: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $233
  • Medicare Cost: $75
Dr. Timothy L Blackburn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 S Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Blackburn is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Belton, MO, Kansas City, MO, and Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Blackburn's hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Blackburn has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 252
  • Uninsured Cost: $195
  • Medicare Cost: $75

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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.