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We found 5 providers matching MRI and who accept Self-Pay/Uninsured near Chula Vista, CA.

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Dr. James Whitall Lyon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
751 Medical Center Court
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. James Lyon's specialties are pediatric radiology, interventional pain medicine, and radiation oncology. He practices in San Diego, CA and Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Lyon attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His areas of expertise include MRI angiogram (MRA), kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and paracentesis. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lyon has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , MRI angiogram (MRA)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Kyphoplasty, Paracentesis, Varicocele, Thrombectomy, Uterine Fibroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Walter L Olsen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
765 Medical Center Court; Suite 100
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Walter Olsen is a pediatric radiologist, interventional pain specialist, and radiation oncologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: vertebroplasty, MRI angiogram (MRA), and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). Dr. Olsen accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , MRI angiogram (MRA)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Kyphoplasty, Paracentesis, Thrombectomy, Vertebroplasty, Coronary Angioplasty, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $297 - $374
  • Medicare Cost: $72 - $115
Dr. Mark David Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 220
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Mark Jacobson is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Jacobson's clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and tendon repair. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Jacobson speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Tendon Repair, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nerve Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $847
  • Medicare Cost: $226
Dr. Hassan Al-Kafri, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 Fourth Avenue; Suite 215
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Hassan Kafri is a specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He works in La Mesa, CA and Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Kafri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and German. Dr. Kafri's areas of expertise include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), coronary angiogram, and holter monitoring. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kafri completed a residency program at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Kafri takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kafri's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), MRI angiogram (MRA)

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Chemical Stress Test, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Damion Jay Valletta, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 340b
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Damion Valletta is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and Coronado, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, post-polio syndrome (PPS), and scoliosis. Dr. Valletta is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Valletta performed his residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Post-Polio Syndrome, Sports Health, Microsurgery, Scoliosis, Growth Problems, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 88
  • Uninsured Cost: $900
  • Medicare Cost: $208 - $340

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What is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is a test that produces a uniquely detailed and high-quality picture of the inside of the body. It is done using a strong magnetic field along with radio waves. A computer then analyzes the signals given off by hydrogen within the tissues of the body and uses those signals to develop an image. It can be done on any part of the body: the brain, chest, heart, joints, abdomen, or extremities.

MRI uses no radiation, is painless, and is extremely safe. However the machine can be loud while it is running, and patients who don’t like the feeling of being in confined spaces might feel uncomfortable. MRI might also not be appropriate for patients who have certain types of metal inside their bodies such as pacemakers, shrapnel, or metal aneurysm clips.

When you arrive for your MRI, you will usually be instructed to remove your clothing and be given a gown to wear. Because MRI works using a strong magnetic field, it’s very important that you remove all metal objects from your body, including watches, earrings, hearing aids, and hair clips. Some tests require an injection of a contrast dye to help specific parts of the body show up better in the image. You will lay down on a table and usually be offered earplugs or headphones to cancel the noise from the machine. Then the table moves you through a ring, tube, or tunnel shaped machine that makes thumping, hammering sounds. It’s important to stay as still as possible to get as clear an image as possible. An MRI can take as little as 15 minutes or more than an hour, depending on the area being examined.