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

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
6830 E. Ironwood Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Robert Ortega's specialty is diagnostic radiology. Dr. Ortega's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Franciscan Alliance, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He is not accepting new patients at this time. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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 is a specialist in pediatric radiology, vascular & interventional radiology, and nuclear medicine. He is a graduate of Medical College Baroda. Dr. Pawar's residency was performed at Jacobi Medical Center. In his practice, he is particularly interested in ultrasound (sonogram) and body imaging. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pawar (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Body Imaging, Ultrasound

Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
6830 East Ironwood Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ
 

Dr. Gregory Babigian is an interventional radiologist, neuroradiologist, and diagnostic radiologist. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Babigian has a special interest in ultrasound (sonogram) and angiogram (angiography). His education and training includes medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Babigian takes several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid.

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Clinical interests: Angiogram, Ultrasound

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

Dr. Abhilash Nambiar sees patients in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. He obtained his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nambiar (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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.
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