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Chest pain can be serious and should always be evaluated by a doctor. At Chinatown Cardiology, with three convenient locations in the Chinatown section of New York City and Brooklyn and Flushing, New York, the top-rated team of physicians provide efficient and accurate diagnosis or chest pain.
Chest pain can be caused by dozens of issues, from a panic attack to pancreatitis. It’s also a key symptom of heart disease. Every year millions of people visit hospital emergency rooms with chest pain, about 20 percent of whom are diagnosed with a heart attack or angina, a warning sign of a potential heart attack.
Angina is chest pain caused when your heart doesn't receive adequate blood and oxygen. It can create a squeezing pressure in the chest. That pain can also radiate to the shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back. Angina is a symptom of an underlying heart disease or condition and can be a warning sign of a potential heart attack.
Your cardiologist will begin by taking a complete medical history and conducting a physical examination. In addition, testing may be ordered, which could include:
Anyone experience chest pain with the following symptoms may be having a heart attack and should call 911 immediately.
See our list of insurance accepted. If you don't see yours, please call the office, we will be happy to help. Copay is typically a fixed amount associated with an office visit and diagnostic services, depending on your health plan agreement. Copay is collected at the time of service. Coinsurances are based upon the percentage of the allowed amount for a covered service; this portion varies depending on your healthcare contract. Coinsurance applies after deductible is met. Deductibles are predetermined and are also member’s responsibility. Deductible are an annual responsibility, defined by your benefit plan level, deductibles are also collected upfront. If you have any questions regarding your member responsibility please contact the telephone number on the back of insurance card.