We found 4 radiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze EPO near Lakeland, FL.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, FL
 

Dr. John Barrett practices radiation oncology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Dr. Barrett performed his residency at Evanston Hospital, National Cancer Institute, and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His professional affiliations include Watson Clinic LLP and Lakeland Regional Health (LRH).

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1730 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, FL
 

Dr. Sandra Sha works as a radiation oncologist in Lakeland, FL and Davenport, FL. Dr. Sha has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Dr. Sha attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Sha's professional affiliations include Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, FL
 

Dr. Kris Guerrier is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Before performing her residency at Howard University Hospital, Dr. Guerrier attended Rush Medical College for medical school. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is affiliated with Lakeland Regional Health (LRH).

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3525 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, FL
 

Dr. Michael Shevach sees patients in Lakeland, FL. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shevach honors. He is professionally affiliated with Lakeland Regional Health (LRH).

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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.