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We found 4 radiologists who accept United Healthcare Gold near Jupiter, FL.

Dr. Marc Gerald Apple, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1240 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL

Dr. Marc Apple's specialty is radiation oncology. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Apple include bladder cancer, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Apple trained at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Henry Ford Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Clinical interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
115 Ocean Key Way
Jupiter, FL

Dr. Peter Fitzer is a specialist in nuclear medicine, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology. His clinical interests include body imaging. Dr. Fitzer takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Fitzer attended Yale School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fitzer include: **Additional Specialties and Board Certifications and Nuclear Medicine And Family Practice**. He is affiliated with Washington Adventist Hospital. Dr. Fitzer is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Body Imaging

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
600 Heritage Drive; Suite 105
Jupiter, FL

Dr. Steve Tidwell is a physician who specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1240 S Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL

Dr. Judith Armstrong, who practices in Jupiter, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.