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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's specialty is adult cardiology. Patients rated Dr. Dang highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include stress echo, holter monitoring, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Dang has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Dang (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Vietnamese. Her professional affiliations include 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 137
  • Charge (avg.): $233
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $74
Dr. Carrie Angela Totta, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
17067 I-49; #200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Carrie Totta works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: 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. Dr. Totta graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Totta trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for her residency. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Totta takes.

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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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 66
  • Charge (avg.): $233
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $74
Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Kiranmayi Chilappa sees patients in Kansas City, MO, Belton, MO, and Harrisonville, MO. Her medical specialty is adult cardiology. She is rated highly by her patients. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chilappa attended Osmania Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Chilappa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. Her professional 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, Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, Stent ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 75
  • Charge (avg.): $233
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $76
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. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in heart problems. Dr. Rios is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Rios trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for his residency. He speaks Spanish. His 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, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, Tooth Extractions, Device ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 107
  • Charge (avg.): $233
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $76
Dr. Richard P Brown, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 South Interstate 49; Suite 200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Richard Brown is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Brown attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brown include endocarditis, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He 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, Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Chest Pain, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy L Blackburn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 S Interstate 49; #200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Blackburn sees patients in Kansas City, MO, Blue Springs, MO, and Belton, MO. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Blackburn attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Blackburn at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Blackburn honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 252
  • Charge (avg.): $195
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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.
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