We found 7 radiologists who accept Health Net near Santa Maria, CA.

Dr. Sheri D Marquez, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
314 S Stratford Avenue
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Sheri Marquez is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. She graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. She trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Marquez honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Marquez (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1325 E Church Street; Suite 101
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Wu's specialty is radiation oncology. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Wu is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is conversant in Mandarin.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1400 E Church Street
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Steven Sonnabend's area of specialization is diagnostic radiology. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sonnabend attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1400 E Church Street; Department of Radiology
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Church is a diagnostic radiologist. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1325 E Church Street; Suite 101
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Case Ketting practices radiation oncology in Santa Maria, CA. He studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Ketting is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1400 E Church Street
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Brent Beahm specializes in diagnostic radiology and practices in Santa Maria, CA. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Beahm takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1400 E Church Street
Santa Maria, CA
 

Dr. Richard Siegel sees patients in Santa Maria, CA. His medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. He is an in-network provider for Health Net insurance. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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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.
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