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We found 4 radiologists who accept Family Health Plus near Paradise Valley, AZ.

Dr. Robert. Ortega Hamilton, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
6830 E. Ironwood Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Robert Ortega practices diagnostic radiology. His areas of expertise include telemedicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Franciscan Alliance, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ortega honors. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. In addition to English, Dr. Ortega speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Telemedicine

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Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
9342 North Fanfol Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Surendra Pawar's medical specialty is pediatric radiology, vascular & interventional radiology, and nuclear medicine. Dr. Pawar's areas of expertise include the following: ultrasound (sonogram), body imaging, and telemedicine. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He attended Medical College Baroda and then went on to complete his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Pawar (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Body Imaging, Ultrasound, Telemedicine

Dr. Gregory Vahan Babigian, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
6830 East Ironwood Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Gregory Babigian practices vascular & interventional radiology, neuroradiology, and diagnostic radiology. He has a special interest in ultrasound (sonogram) and angiogram (angiography). Dr. Babigian takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Babigian's training includes a residency program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Angiogram, Ultrasound

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
7340 E. Thomas Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Abhilash Nambiar is a radiation oncologist. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Nambiar attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nambiar accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Nambiar (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Nambiar is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Boswell Medical Center.

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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.