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We found 4 radiologists who accept Blue Shield HMO near Cameron Park, CA.

Dr. Sharon C Dutton, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3581 Palmer Drive; #303
Cameron Park, CA
 

Dr. Sharon Dutton, who practices in Roseville, CA and Cameron Park, CA, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include radiation therapy. Dr. Dutton is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dutton takes. Dr. Dutton studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Radiation Therapy

Dr. Brian John Goldsmith, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3581 Palmer Drive; #303
Cameron Park, CA
 

Dr. Brian Goldsmith is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Goldsmith is especially interested in radiation therapy. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. After attending Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Goldsmith's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Issues, Radiation Therapy

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3581 Palmer Drive; Suite 303
Cameron Park, CA
 

Dr. Franklin Banker's specialty is radiation oncology. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
3581 Palmer Drive; Suite 303
Cameron Park, CA
 

Dr. Alison Bevan's specialty is diagnostic radiology. She studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bevan takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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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.