Cardiac Calcium Scoring
Are you at risk of a heart attack? Your Cardiac Calcium Score can provide the answer.
Cardiac Calcium Scoring is a screening test that detects and measures the amount of calcium-containing plaque build-up in your arteries using a computed tomography (CT) scanner. Knowing the amount of plaque in your arteries may help your doctor identify heart disease before symptoms appear, giving you the chance to address concerns before serious damage occurs.
Who should receive Cardiac Calcium Scoring?
Men over the age of 45 and women over the age of 50, especially those at risk of a heart attack, should receive this test. People who smoke, are obese, have high blood pressure, have high cholestorol or a family history of heart disease are considered at risk of a heart attack. Cardiac Calcium Scoring is for people who are NOT currently having symptoms of heart disease or other heart conditions and requires a referral from a primary care or other physician.
What is the cost?
Cardiac Calcium Scoring costs $99. Your physician will receive your results within 48 hours.
Where can I receive this test?
There are four locations where you can receive Cardiac Calcium Scoring:
743 Spring St NE
1400 River Place
316 N Broad Street
Imaging Center Gainesville
1315 Jesse Jewell Pkwy #100
Take the next step!
Your doctor may schedule an appointment for you through our physician scheduling system or you can schedule an appointment by calling 770-219-7666.
Cardiac Calcium Scoring requires a physician referral.