We found 13 nuclear cardiology providers who accept Coventry Silver near Wexford, PA.

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Dr. Brahma Nand Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
9365 Mcknight Road; Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Brahma Sharma is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma takes. He attended medical school at SMS Medical College, Jaipur and Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner. Dr. Sharma trained at Baptist Health System, Birmingham for residency. Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Sanskrit. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
205 Ash Court
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Power works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine. Dr. Power completed his residency training at Allegheny General Hospital.

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Dr. William John Lauer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3 St. Francis Way; Suite 202
Cranberry Twp., PA
 

Dr. William Lauer is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in New Castle, PA, Cranberry Township, PA, and Pittsburgh, PA. His areas of expertise include echocardiogram (echo). His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Passavant. Dr. Lauer graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lauer takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
9102 Babcock Boulevard; Suite 107
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Suad Ismail is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and Seven Fields, PA. Dr. Ismail attended Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and then went on to complete her residency at Allegheny General Hospital. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Ismail (or staff) speaks Arabic and French. She is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Dr. Sam Anthony Buffer Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 310
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Sam Buffer specializes in nuclear cardiology and cardiology (heart disease). He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. The average patient rating for Dr. Buffer is 5.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Buffer accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1000 Stonewood Drive; Suite 110
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Adrienne Schouchoff practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Schouchoff is especially interested in echocardiogram (echo). She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Allegheny General Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Dr. Dennis Kevin Gabos, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
9100 Babcock Boulevard; Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Dennis Gabos works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gabos takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
9102 Babcock Boulevard; Suite 107
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Smith is a Pittsburgh, PA physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Dr. Jeff D Krackow, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 310
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Jeff Krackow specializes in nuclear cardiology and cardiology (heart disease). His clinical interests include echocardiogram (echo). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Krackow accepts. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Krackow completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Passavant.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Dr. Saleem Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other, Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine
9380 Mcknight Road; Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Saleem Ahmed is a medical specialist in interventional cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ahmed at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Northwest and UPMC Passavant.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Christopher Miller Wentz, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 310
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Wentz works as a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and Wexford, PA. Dr. Wentz's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC Passavant. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Dr. Bryan John Robertson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
100 Bradford Road; Suite 310
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Bryan Robertson's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Robertson is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine and a graduate of Penn State Hershey Medical Center's residency program. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1000 Stonewood Drive; Suite 110
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Prudencio Lucero is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Wexford, PA. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant. Before performing his residency at MacNeal Hospital, Dr. Lucero attended the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center for medical school. Dr. Lucero takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Nuclear Cardiology?

Nuclear cardiology is the use of safe, small amounts of radioactive material, called tracers, to take very accurate pictures or video of the heart. Nuclear cardiology can not only provide excellent images of the heart muscle, but it can also tell doctors about the function and health of the heart. That is to say, nuclear cardiology doesn’t just examine what the heart looks like, it sees how well the heart muscle is working. It’s very useful for diagnosing heart disease, identifying damage from a heart attack, or evaluating if a patient’s treatments are working well enough.

During a nuclear cardiology exam, the tracer is injected into a vein and taken up by the heart. Then a special camera, called a gamma camera, takes pictures of the tracer moving within the beating heart. The images can show areas where heart muscle has been damaged or scarred due to a heart attack, or where blood flow within the heart may not be adequate due to blocked arteries.

There are several different kinds of nuclear cardiology tests and each looks at something slightly different. The most commonly used test is called myocardial perfusion. Others include ventriculography, to show the chambers of the heart; PET scans, to monitor blood flow; and MUGA scans, to examine how well the heart is pumping.

Nuclear cardiology tests do not hurt, and do not require anything more than an injection. They are a powerful source of information for patients suffering from heart disease or coronary artery disease.
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