We found 13 providers matching nuclear stress test and who accept Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield near San Carlos, CA.

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Dr. Roger Allan Winkle, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Roger Winkle specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Winkle's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Winkle is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Winkle attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nellis Allan Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
301 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Nellis Smith is a specialist in adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. In his practice, Dr. Smith focuses on heart problems and nuclear scan. Dr. Smith is rated highly by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Implantable Loop Recorder, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Girish A Narayan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Girish Narayan practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Narayan attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Narayan include heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Narayan honors. In addition to English, Dr. Narayan speaks Tamil. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Catheter Ablation, Drug ... (Read more)

Dr. Lynnette W Lissin, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Lynnette Lissin works as an adult cardiologist. Dr. Lissin is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Her medical residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Lissin include heart problems. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lissin (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Russian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lissin's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Allen Ruder, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Michael Ruder is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. His clinical interests include heart problems and nuclear scan. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ruder accepts. Dr. Ruder is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and a graduate of Maricopa Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Ruder is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Anthony St. Claire Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Donald St Claire is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. St Claire's areas of expertise consist of heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. St Claire has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jared James Herr, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
301 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Jared Herr's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Dr. Herr attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is especially interested in heart problems. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (MPSH). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Allan Benedick, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2900 Whipple Avenue; Suite 205
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Benedick is a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in East Palo Alto, CA and Redwood City, CA. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Benedick completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. His areas of expertise include the following: heart problems, nuclear scan, and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Benedick's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Holistic Approaches, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
101 South San Mateo Drive; Suite 303
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Watters is a nuclear cardiology and cardiology (heart disease) specialist in San Mateo, CA. Dr. Watters attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Letterman Army Medical Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems and internal medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation HMO Network, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Internal Medicine

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 1,868
  • Charge (avg.): $250
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $87
Dr. Gregory Engel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Engel works as a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist in East Palo Alto, CA, San Jose, CA, and Redwood City, CA. He is especially interested in heart problems and electrophysiological (EP) study. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Engel attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Engel accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nuclear stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nick G Costouros, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Nick Costouros sees patients in Palo Alto, CA. His medical specialties are nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. In his practice, Dr. Costouros focuses on nuclear scan. Dr. Costouros honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Costouros speaks Greek. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Nuclear Scan

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 72
  • Charge (avg.): $1,308 - $2,274
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $467 - $655
Dr. John D Murao, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. John Murao is a Palo Alto, CA physician who specializes in diagnostic radiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include imaging procedures. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Murao is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at VA Wadsworth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Transvaginal Ultrasound, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Abdominal Imaging, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 48
  • Charge (avg.): $2,274
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $655
Dr. Gregory Matthew Lim, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
100 South San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Lim's areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in Burlingame, CA and San Mateo, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lim accepts. Dr. Lim attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. He is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 16
  • Charge (avg.): $224
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $87

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What is a Nuclear Stress Test?

A nuclear stress test, also known as myocardial perfusion imaging, is a test that shows how well the heart is working. Myocardium is a fancy word for the heart muscle, and perfusion means to flow through. So, this diagnostic test shows how much blood is flowing through your heart muscle. This test can tell a doctor if you have narrowed or blocked arteries, show scar tissue from a previous heart attack, assess damage after a heart attack, or show how well a procedure (such as a stent) is working. This test is also known by different names, such as a cardiac perfusion scan or thallium scan.

To perform the test, technicians will take pictures of the blood flowing through your heart using radioactive tracers that let your blood show up on a special camera. The level of radioactivity is very low. Usually, the technicians will first take pictures of your heart at rest. You may need to lay down on a table with your arms up while a machine (similar to an x-ray machine) takes a picture of your chest. Then, the technicians will want to get your heart pumping so that they can be sure to see how blood flows to all areas of the muscle. You will get electrodes placed on your body to measure your heartbeat and a cuff on your arm to measure your blood pressure. An IV will be placed in your arm. Then, you will be asked to run on a treadmill or ride a stationary bike. If you are unable to exercise, medication will be given to you through the IV to make your heart beat fast. After you have exercised enough to make your heart beat quickly, the radioactive tracers will be put into your blood through the IV. Then a second set of pictures will be taken of your heart.
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