Specialists in Cardiac Imaging

Ascension Providence Heart and Vascular services include Heart CT scans and other imaging technology for patients in Waco, Texas.

Heart CT Scan Services in Central Texas

To schedule, call 254-751-4624

Show your heart some TLC with a Heart Healthy Screening

The Heart Healthy CT Scan is a simple, painless test that can help determine your risk for heart disease and stroke. The test is performed using a CT (computed tomography) scanner and identifies your coronary calcium score. This is a measure used to estimate the amount of cholesterol plaque in your arteries. A higher score can mean a higher likelihood of suffering a heart attack. Fortunately, early detection of heart disease makes early intervention possible.

A Heart Healthy CT Scan is recommended for men age 40+ and women age 45+ with one or more of these heart disease risk factors:

  • Hypertension (blood pressure greater than 140/90)
  • Cholesterol level greater than 160/LDL
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Tobacco use
  • Family history of heart disease

A heart heatlhy CT scan is not covered by insurance. But when it comes to heart disease, early detection can make a world of difference. That's why Ascension Providence has made the heart healthy CT scan more affordable than ever - just $100. Further diagnostic studies, if needed, may be covered by insurance.

Scheduling Your Heart Healthy CT

A doctor’s order is not required to have a Heart Healthy CT Scan, unless you are under the ages mentioned above and/or do not meet any of the heart disease risk factors. Please be ready to provide contact information for your primary care doctor to receive your scan results. To schedule, call 254-751-4624. Weekend appointments are available.

To schedule, call 254-751-4624