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We found 6 nuclear cardiology providers who accept United Healthcare HSA near Grapevine, TX.

Dr. Vikas Chandra Jain, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1643 Lancaster Drive; Suite 203
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Vikas Jain works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Grapevine, TX and Irving, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Jain include coronary angiogram, intensive care, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
415 E Southlake Boulevard; Suite 101
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Ali Moustapha works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moustapha honors. Dr. Moustapha is open to new patients. He attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Moustapha speaks Lebanese.

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Dr. David Murray Scherer, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1600 W. College Street; #680
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. David Scherer's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. His clinical interests include coronary angiogram, intensive care, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Scherer accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randall Stanton Hall, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1650 West College
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Randall Hall specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Grapevine, TX, Keller, TX, and North Richland Hills, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include invasive cardiology and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hall is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Cardiovascular Consultants.

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Clinical interests: Invasive Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Dr. Jagadish Puppala, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1643 Lancaster Drive; Suite 203
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Jagadish Puppala practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Puppala is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and Siddhartha Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Puppala trained at Geisinger Medical Center and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Puppala honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3801 William D Tate Avenue; Suite 850
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. John Osborne's medical specialty is adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Osborne takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.

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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.