Noninvasive Imaging & Testing

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center is equipped with advanced imaging and technology to assist with a thorough and accurate diagnosis of your cardiovascular issues. Diagnosis is the first step in your journey with us as you work with our physicians and medical staff to determine the best treatment plan possible to improve your quality of life.

Our Outpatient Catheterization Lab/Cardiovascular Specialty Care Center is the home for many of diagnostic procedures, allowing us to deliver affordable care with quality as our top priority. It’s accredited by The Joint Commission, which means we exceed national standards for safe, high-quality care.

An overview of our diagnostic testing and screening services includes: 


Computed Tomography (CT)

  • Coronary CT Angiogram
  • Calcium Score CT Only


  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram with Saline Bubble Study
  • Stress Echocardiogram

Vascular Laboratory

  • Ankle-brachial index (ABI) for detecting peripheral arterial disease
  • Abdominal aorta ultrasound for detecting abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Carotid artery ultrasound for detecting narrowing of the carotid arteries
  • Arterial ultrasound for detecting narrowing of the arteries of the arms and legs
  • Renal artery ultrasound for detecting narrowing of the renal arteries
  • Vascular ultrasound to detect blockages/blood clots in the veins of the legs
  • Venous insufficiency exam to evaluate the competency of vein valves of the legs

Nuclear Imaging

  • Exercise Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (Nuclear Stress Test)
  • Adenosine Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Persantine Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Lexiscan Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Dobutamine Stress Myocardial Perfusion Imaging


  • Resting Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Holter Monitor
  • Event/Loop Recorder
  • Tilt Table


  • Electrophysiologic (EPS) studies (for abnormal heart rhythms)