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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 physician who specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Dang's education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Her areas of expertise include the following: stress echo, holter monitoring, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dang honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Dang (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. Her hospital/clinic 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: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Hypertension, Stent ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 137
  • 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, who practices in Kansas City, MO, Belton, MO, and Harrisonville, MO, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chilappa is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center (Kansas City, MO). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Chilappa trained at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Chilappa (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi.

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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 is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rios include heart problems. He is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center (Kansas City, MO). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rios takes. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Rios attended Stanford University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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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 specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Belton, MO and Lees Summit, MO. Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include endocarditis, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center (Kansas City, MO).

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

Dr. Carrie Totta's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Totta has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her clinical interests include high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), heart attack, and syncope (fainting). Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Totta takes. Dr. Totta is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. 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, 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. Timothy L Blackburn, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
17067 S Interstate 49; #200
Belton, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Blackburn works as a cardiologist in Kansas City, MO, Blue Springs, MO, and Belton, MO. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Blackburn takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Blackburn's professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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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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