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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 is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist. These areas are among Dr. Burjonroppa's clinical interests: coronary angiogram, cardiac risk reduction, and cardioversion. His professional 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 honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Burjonroppa's office for an appointment. He attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University for medical school and subsequently trained at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Burjonroppa (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Kannada, and Gujarati.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Consultative Cardiology, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alvaro Rios' specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Burleson, TX and Fort Worth, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He has indicated that his clinical interests include peripheral artery disease (PAD). Dr. Rios honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Rios attended medical school at Francisco Marroquin University Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he 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. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Artery Disease

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

Dr. Louis Cristol is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cristol is especially interested in peripheral artery disease (PAD). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Cristol obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Cristol's practice is open to new patients.

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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's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Keylani include heart problems, carotid artery stenting, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Keylani studied medicine at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Keylani's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with 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.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Stents, High Cholesterol, Echocardiogram, Peripheral ... (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.