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

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

Dr. Vikas Jain's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX and Irving, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jain include coronary angiogram, intensive care, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Dr. Jain honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is open to new patients.

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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 practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Moustapha speaks Lebanese. Dr. Moustapha is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is accepting new patients.

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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 works as a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Grapevine, TX and Flower Mound, TX. Dr. Scherer's areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, intensive care, and coronary angioplasty (PTCA). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Randall Hall's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX, Keller, TX, and North Richland Hills, TX. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has a special interest in invasive cardiology and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Dr. Hall is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. 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's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX and Mineral Wells, TX. After attending Siddhartha Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Geisinger Medical Center and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Puppala is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Puppala is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Puppala is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. John Osborne's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Patient ratings for Dr. Osborne average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.