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We found 3 radiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Goodyear, AZ.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
9780 S Estrella Parkway
Goodyear, AZ
 

Dr. Peter Sunenshine is a vascular neurology, vascular & interventional radiology, and neuroradiology specialist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sunenshine takes. Before completing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Sunenshine attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Dr. Herbert D Hitchon, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
13555 W Mcdowell Road; Suite 105
Goodyear, AZ
 

Dr. Herbert Hitchon is a radiation oncology specialist in Goodyear, AZ and Phoenix, AZ. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Hitchon attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Hitchon is professionally affiliated with Integrated Medical Services (IMS).

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
3090 N Lichfield Road; Suite 120
Goodyear, AZ
 

Dr. Cordell Esplin specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center and Banner Baywood Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Esplin is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine and a graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital's residency program.

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What is Radiology?

Radiologists are physicians who work with diagnostic imaging, such as x-rays and CT scans, or treatments that involve radiation. At first glance, these two fields may not seem related. However, many modern imaging techniques involve the use of radiation. There are also several different types of radiologist, including those that specialize in images and those that provide radiation treatment.

Diagnostic radiologists use medical imaging for diagnosing disease. Imaging procedures (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, and MRIs) use energy in the form of sound or radiation to create pictures of internal organs and structures.

Interventional radiologists use imaging for guiding certain minimally invasive medical procedures. A good example of this is the use of x-ray to guide catheters during angioplasty and the placement of stents in narrowed arteries.

Nuclear radiology involves the use of radioactive medication to diagnose or treat disease. Nuclear radiologists use medication that contains very small, safe amounts of radioactive material that can be detected by special machines. This allows them to gather information about how well the body is working. They can also use radioactive medications to treat certain illnesses, such as an overactive thyroid.

Radiation therapy or radiation oncology is the branch of radiology which uses radiation to treat cancer. The radiation is given at a higher dose, but it is very specifically targeted so that it only affects cancer cells.

Radiation, whether used in imaging or for treatment, is a powerful tool. Radiologists have the training and knowledge to use it safely.