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Dr. Zi-Jian Xu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
5765 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Zijian Xu's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; he sees patients in Sacramento, CA and Folsom, CA. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Xu attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Shanghai Medical University for medical school. Dr. Xu has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Xu speaks Mandarin. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria L Parayno, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
6501 Coyle Avenue; Radiology Department
Carmichael, CA
 

Dr. Maria Parayno's medical specialty is nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Parayno is professionally affiliated with City of Hope. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at UH Case Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency.

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Dr. Raye Lynn Bellinger, MBA, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
500 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Raye Bellinger is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Bellinger's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Bellinger is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bellinger takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Georg Emlein, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
500 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Georg Emlein is an adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology specialist. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). Dr. Emlein is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Emlein attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Emlein is conversant in German.

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Dr. Mark Henry Eaton, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
500 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mark Eaton is an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist in Sacramento, CA and Davis, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Eaton average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. Dr. Eaton is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
10535 Hospital Way; Nuclear Medicine Department
Mather, CA
 

Dr. Diane Pap practices radiology (X-ray and medical imaging) and nuclear medicine in Sacramento, CA, Roseville, CA, and Mather, CA. She takes Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Pap attended the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. Dr. Pap's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
6501 Coyle Avenue
Carmichael, CA
 

Dr. Martin Winston's specialty is nuclear medicine. He is professionally affiliated with VA Northern California Health Care System. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Winston attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6401 Coyle Avenue; Suite 416
Carmichael, CA
 

Dr. David Bayne sees patients in Carmichael, CA. His medical specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Bayne honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
6401 Coyle Avenue; Suite 416
Carmichael, CA
 

Dr. Nick Majetich is an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Majetich attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is specialized medical care that uses tiny amounts of radioactive material to diagnose or treat disease. Most commonly, the radioactive material is used to produce images of the inside of the body.

When nuclear medicine is used for imaging, tiny amounts of radioactive material are mixed into medicine that is injected, swallowed or inhaled. These medications are called radiopharmaceuticals or radiotracers. The medication goes to the part of the body that is being examined, where it emits a kind of invisible energy called gamma waves. Special cameras can take photographs or video of those gamma waves, so they also take an image of the body part where the medication is. Videos can show how the medicine is being processed by the body.

What makes nuclear medicine so useful is that it is extremely accurate. The images taken with nuclear medicine are incredibly precise, providing images down to the molecular level, so they can show disease at its earliest stages. Nuclear medicine can also show the function of body parts instead of just their structure: it can be used to see how well a heart is beating or how much oxygen lungs are holding. It is a way for doctors to see inside the body without the risks of surgery.

The word “radioactive” can make some patients uneasy, but nuclear medicine is very safe. The amount of radiation used is very small, less than a person usually receives from simply standing outside during a normal year. It has been used successfully for more than sixty years, and is painless.

Sometimes nuclear medicine can be used not just to diagnose disease, but also to treat it. Hyperthyroidism is sometimes treated with radioactive iodine, and certain cancers are sometimes treated with targeted radiation or radioactive medications.

Nuclear medicine provides an enormous amount of information that is not available any other way. It helps patients avoid exploratory surgeries or unnecessary treatments, and it helps physicians quickly decide on the best care.
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