Anthony Caruso, MD, FACC

Anthony C. Caruso, MD, FACC

Cardiology
Stress Testing

Accepting new patients Available at Multiple Locations Ages seen: 18 - 99 Joined ARC: 2021

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About Anthony C. Caruso, MD, FACC

  • Dr. Caruso grew up in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.  When he is not at work, Dr. Caruso catches up on classic literature and architecture.  His favorite local spot is the Austin City Limits Moody Theater.

During my medical residency, I was fascinated by the then new field of electrophysiology and saw it as a frontier worth exploring. I was fortunate enough to get in on the ground floor and work with some future giants in the field.   Although somewhat of an academic at heart, in my private practice I always ask myself what would I do if this were my brother or sister, and treat my patients the same way.

Services

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram (echo) is a noninvasive procedure used to check the heart's function and structures.

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Echocardiographic Interpretation

Echocardiographic Interpretation

ARC cardiologists help interpret echocardiographic results to determine the best treatment option for you.

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Nuclear Stress Testing

Nuclear Stress Testing

Nuclear stress tests use a small amount of radioactive tracer and an imaging machine to create pictures showing blood flow.

Stress Echocardiogram

Stress Echocardiogram

Stress echocardiography uses ultrasound imaging to show how well your heart works to pump blood to your body. It can help detect a decrease in blood flow to the heart from narrowing in the coronary arteries.

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Stress Testing (Cardiac Diagnostic Tests)

Stress Testing (Cardiac Diagnostic Tests)

A stress test shows how your heart works during physical activity, revealing problems with blood flow within your heart. We offer three basic types of stress testing: exercise stress tests, nuclear stress tests, and stress echocardiograms.

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Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Treadmill Stress Testing

Treadmill Stress Testing

A treadmill test helps a doctor determine how well your heart handles work. As your body works harder during the test, it requires more oxygen, so the heart must pump more blood. The test can show if the blood supply is reduced in the arteries that supply the heart. It also helps doctors know the kind and level of exercise appropriate for a patient.

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Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1983
  • Fellowship
    Cardiology, Georgetown University Medical Center/Veterans’ Administration Hospital, Washington, DC, 1988

    Clinical Electrophysiology, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, 1989
  • Residency
    Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 1986
  • Education
    B.A. in British Literature, Phi Beta Kappa, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 1975

    Graduate study in Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1978
  • Professional Positions
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
    • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine in the Specialty of Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
    • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
    • Member, Travis County Medical Society
  • Awards & Honors
    • Certification, American Speech-Language Hearing Association 
    • Presidential Honor Award, Gold Level, University of Montevallo

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