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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1708 Old Donation Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Charles Ashby works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Ashby's hospital/clinic affiliations include Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1708 Old Donation Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. John Kenerson specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Virginia Beach, VA and Chesapeake, VA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dr. Kenerson is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He studied medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kenerson completed a residency program at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Dr. Mohit Bhasin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1708 Old Donation Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Mohit Bhasin practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bhasin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. His professional affiliations include Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1708 Old Donation Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Sarah Joyner practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Chesapeake, VA and Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Joyner is affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Joyner accepts. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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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.