Latest News

What are the risks and benefits of having a MUGA scan?

The risks associated with having a MUGA scan include exposure to medically approved radiation. The is not a frequently ordered test and so the excess risk of cancer is minuscule. The benefits of having a MUGA scan are that this test most accurately assesses the strength of the left lower chamber, the main pump of the heart. This information is important to assess one’s prognosis and treatment response.

Welcome to Brookhaven Heart

  • ➤ Use online appointment booking for non-emergent medical conditions only. 
  • ➤ If your insurance requires a referral to see a specialist, you should obtain it from your PCP prior to your visit, failing which you shall be responsible for full payment for the visit.
  • ➤ Please bring your medications, results of recent labs, and tests if any on the day of your visit 
  • ➤ Please bring your updated insurance card and a valid form of ID such as a driver’s license.
  • ➤ Co-payments are due on the day of the visit. We accept credit cards, cash, or check.
  • ➤ When you arrive at our facility, please ask our staff to register you for the patient portal, which enables you to access your medical record, view lab results, request refills, and send e-messages to our office. 

We thank you for choosing us