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We found 4 nuclear cardiology providers who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Sukesh Chandrasekar Burjonroppa, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1300 West Rosedale
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Sukesh Burjonroppa specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Burjonroppa (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Kannada, and Gujarati. Clinical interests for Dr. Burjonroppa include coronary angiogram, cardiac risk reduction, and cardioversion. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is a graduate of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and a graduate of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital's residency program. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burjonroppa accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Carotid Artery Stenting, Consultative ... (Read more)

Dr. Alvaro Saul Rios, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Alvaro Rios is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rios's areas of expertise include peripheral artery disease (PAD). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rios honors. He attended medical school at Francisco Marroquin University Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Rios speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Rios's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Artery Disease

Dr. Louis Samuel Cristol, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Louis Cristol specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Cristol is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests encompass peripheral artery disease (PAD). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Cristol completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Artery Disease

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
508 S Adams Street; Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Abdul Keylani is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His clinical interests include heart problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Keylani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Keylani graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Stents, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

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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.