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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's medical specialty is vascular neurology, interventional neuroradiology, and vascular & interventional radiology. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His training includes residency programs at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Suzuki speaks Japanese. Dr. Suzuki's professional affiliations include 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, who practices in Duarte, CA, is a medical specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Kessler has indicated that his clinical interests include liver cancer, kidney cancer, and colorectal cancer. He accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for his residency. Dr. Kessler has received distinctions including Outstanding Graduating Senior Resident, University of California, Los Angeles; Outstanding Intern, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia; and Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He is professionally 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 specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology and practices in Glendale, CA and San Marino, CA. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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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 practices vascular & interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology in Pasadena, CA and Arcadia, CA. Dr. Petrus accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He attended medical school at The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital.

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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 is a vascular & interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology specialist in Pasadena, CA and Arcadia, CA. Dr. Hedley's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Hedley is 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 medical specialty is vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. 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's areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology. Dr. Chu is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He graduated from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Chu (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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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's specialties are pediatric radiology, radiation oncology, and vascular & interventional radiology. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Rosen attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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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.