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We found 12 providers matching echocardiogram and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Independence, MO.

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Dr. Chandrasekhar Reddy Vasamreddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 210
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Chandrasekhar Vasamreddy's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include heart failure, endocarditis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Vasamreddy has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Vasamreddy graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati and then he performed his residency at Harbor Hospital, Baltimore. He 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: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $202
  • Medicare Cost: $61
Dr. Lloyd Douglas Stahl, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 210
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Lloyd Stahl practices adult cardiology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stahl include endocarditis, heart failure, and heart attack. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Stahl studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. His medical residency was performed at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Stahl has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, echocardiogram (echo), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 556
  • Uninsured Cost: $202 - $411
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $148
Dr. Paul Nager, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 210
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Paul Nager is an adult cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nager include heart problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nager is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Botsford Hospital and Sinai Hospital of Detroit. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Nager's professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 170
  • Uninsured Cost: $82 - $301
  • Medicare Cost: $25 - $101
Dr. Rachel Helene Sosland, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 E 39th St Stes 210
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Rachel Sosland's specialty is adult cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sosland include stress echo, holter monitoring, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Her professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. Dr. Sosland attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. She is rated highly by her patients. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, echocardiogram (echo), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 628
  • Uninsured Cost: $202 - $466
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $160
Dr. Anthony Aloysius Albracht, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 227
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Anthony Albracht's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Albracht trained at Baylor University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Albracht highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Albracht is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 300
  • Uninsured Cost: $215 - $387
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $172
Dr. Carl David Akin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 E 39th Street South; Suite 220
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Carl Akin's specialty is adult cardiology. Patients rated Dr. Akin highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 361
  • Uninsured Cost: $82 - $454
  • Medicare Cost: $24 - $138
Dr. Sarat Chandra Pachalla, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
19550 E 39th Street South; Suite 220
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Sarat Pachalla sees patients in Independence, MO. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pachalla honors. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas, Dr. Pachalla attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Pachalla (or staff) speaks Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 309
  • Uninsured Cost: $202 - $464
  • Medicare Cost: $61 - $143
Dr. Alan M Schneider, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 210
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Alan Schneider practices adult cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: heart failure, endocarditis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patient ratings for Dr. Schneider average 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. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for his residency. Dr. Schneider 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: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 414
  • Uninsured Cost: $82 - $443
  • Medicare Cost: $24 - $151
Dr. Bob Ed Green, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 227
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Bob Green's specialty is adult cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health. After completing medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Dr. Green performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 373
  • Uninsured Cost: $209 - $486
  • Medicare Cost: $24 - $221
Dr. George William Pogson III, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
19550 E 39th Street South; Suite 220
Independence, MO
 

Dr. George Pogson's medical specialty is adult cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Pogson 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. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 363
  • Uninsured Cost: $202 - $513
  • Medicare Cost: $61 - $158
Dr. Paul Ren Chu, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
19550 E 39th Street South; Suite 220
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Paul Chu works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear medicine specialist in Independence, MO. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chu graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For his residency, Dr. Chu trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , stress echo, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

All Interests: Cardioversion, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Holter Monitoring, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 360
  • Uninsured Cost: $202 - $397
  • Medicare Cost: $61 - $122
Dr. Robert Jerome Robine, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
4200 Little Blue Parkway; Suite 300
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Robert Robine practices family medicine in Independence, MO. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lee's Summit Medical Center and Carondelet Health. Dr. Robine takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Robine studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $632
  • Medicare Cost: $175

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What is an Echocardiogram?

An echocardiogram (or “echo” for short) is an imaging test that uses ultrasound to take real-time pictures of the beating heart. Ultrasound is a very safe and painless way of using high-frequency sound echoes to make pictures of what is inside the body. An echocardiogram can check the size, thickness, and movement of the heart muscle. It can show how blood is flowing within the heart and whether the valves in the heart are working properly. It is sometimes used to check for heart defects or blood clots. It can show fluid building up around the heart or can be used to measure how much blood the heart is pumping with each beat.

The procedure for an echocardiogram is very simple. You will go into a room in a hospital or clinic, remove your shirt, and lay down on a table. If you are also having an EKG (electrocardiogram), small sticky pads with wires will be applied to your chest area. An EKG measures the electric activity of your heart to go along with the ultrasound (echo) information. A clear gel is applied to the skin of your chest to remove any air bubbles between your skin and the machine that provides the ultrasound. Then, a technician moves an ultrasound transducer wand over your chest to gather the image of your heart. It normally takes 15 - 30 minutes and is painless.