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We found 8 interventional radiologists who accept Anthem Blue Cross EPO near Arcadia, CA.

Dr. Shuichi Suzuki, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Interventional Neurology, Diagnostic Radiology
1015 North 1st Avenue; Suite A
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Shuichi Suzuki is a vascular neurologist, interventional neuroradiologist, and interventional radiologist in Laguna Hills, CA, Orange, CA, and Arcadia, CA. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Suzuki completed residency programs at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Japanese. He is affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center and MemorialCare Health System.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Ischemic Stroke

Dr. Jonathan M Kessler, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1500 E Duarte Road
Duarte, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Kessler is a Duarte, CA physician who specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. These areas are among Dr. Kessler's clinical interests: liver cancer, kidney cancer, and colorectal cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kessler include: Outstanding Graduating Senior Resident, University of California, Los Angeles; Outstanding Intern, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia; and Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He is affiliated with City of Hope.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1423 Wembley Road
San Marino, CA
 

Dr. Fred Lim works as an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist. He takes Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Lim attended the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Dr. Leonard V Petrus, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
223 North 1st Avenue; Suite 201
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Leonard Petrus' medical specialty is vascular & interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital. He is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Petrus takes. Dr. Petrus has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Dr. Christopher Graham Hedley, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
223 North 1st Avenue; Suite 201
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Hedley's areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Hedley graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
320 S Garfield Avenue; Suite #102
Alhambra, CA
 

Dr. James Lin's areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in Alhambra, CA. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Lin speaks Mandarin.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
14148 Francisquito Avenue
Baldwin Park, CA
 

Dr. William Chu is a medical specialist in vascular & interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology. Dr. Chu (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He graduated from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
1115 S Sunset Avenue
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. Ivan Rosen is a pediatric radiologist, radiation oncologist, and interventional radiologist. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Vascular & Interventional Radiology?

Vascular and interventional radiology, sometimes just called interventional radiology or abbreviated “VIR,” is a type of minimally invasive treatment done using only needles or catheters (tubes) and very tiny incisions in the body. Imaging, such as x-rays or ultrasound, is done from outside the body and used to guide the surgeon. Because the incisions are so small, this type of surgery offers less risk, less pain, and a faster recovery time to the patient.

Interventional radiology was first developed in the 1960s to treat blocked arteries, as an alternative to open bypass surgery. The technique was originally used only on blood vessels, which is where the word ‘vascular’ in the name comes from. These days it is still often used to treat blood vessel disorders, but also many other types of problems. Interventional radiology may be used to perform, among others:
  • Vascular treatments, such as the placement of stents or balloon angioplasty
  • Minimally invasive cancer treatments, such as biopsies, tumor ablation, or chemoembolization (delivering chemotherapy directly to a tumor via a catheter)
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Varicose vein ablation

The device used for imaging during the surgery may be x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, or CT scan. Imaging allows the surgeon to see exactly what is happening without having to cut into a patient. Not only is recovery easier without major surgery, but outcomes are better with the precise detail that modern imaging can offer.