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We found 9 nuclear medicine providers who accept Anthem Blue Cross of California near Folsom, CA.

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Dr. Zi-Jian Xu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2575 E. Bidwell Street; #100
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Zi-Jian Xu specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology and practices in Sacramento, CA and Folsom, CA. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Xu's clinical interests encompass heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Shanghai Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Xu's practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Frederick Leo Weiland, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Roseville, CA
 

Dr. Frederick Weiland is a nuclear medicine specialist in Roseville, CA and Sacramento, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Davis Hospital. Dr. Weiland honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center.

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Dr. Penny Robillard Vande Streek, DO
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Roseville, CA
 

Dr. Penny Vandestreek is a physician who specializes in nuclear medicine. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Vandestreek is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Wilford Hall Medical Center's residency program. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Davis Hospital. She has a closed panel.

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Dr. Bijan Bijan, MD
Specializes in Other, Nuclear Medicine, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Roseville, CA
 

Dr. Bijan Bijan is a specialist in nuclear medicine, neuroradiology, and diagnostic radiology. He works in Sacramento, CA and Roseville, CA. After attending Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine and McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Bijan completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. In his practice, Dr. Bijan focuses on nuclear scan. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bijan (or staff) speaks the following languages: French, Persian, and Turkish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Davis Hospital. Dr. Bijan is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Sports Health, Transvaginal Ultrasound, Rectal Problems, Vascular Imaging, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1580 Creekside Drive; #250
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. P. O'Neill is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Sacramento, CA, Folsom, CA, and Grass Valley, CA. Dr. O'Neill has a special interest in electrophysiological (EP) study and ventricular arrhythmia. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He studied medicine at National University of Ireland Galway, School of Medicine. Dr. O'Neill trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Syncope, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1580 Creekside Drive; #250
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Karanjit Singh's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Sacramento, CA, Folsom, CA, and Grass Valley, CA. Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1580 Creekside Drive; Suite 250
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Roy Kaku is a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaku attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. Dr. Kaku is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Diagnostic Radiology
2241 Douglas Boulevard; Suite 110
Roseville, CA
 

Dr. Herman Kensky sees patients in Roseville, CA and Carmichael, CA. His medical specialties are nuclear cardiology and diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kensky studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
251 Turn Pike Drive
Folsom, CA
 

Dr. Margaret Penkala is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Penkala accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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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.