We found 5 radiologists who accept Humana Open Access near Olympia Fields, IL.

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Dr. Haider Ali Shirazi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Haider Shirazi is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, Dr. Shirazi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shirazi's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Breast Issues, Gynecologic Cancer, Lung Problems, Brain Tumor

Dr. Abdul Waheed Khan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Abdul Khan's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Neil Mehta, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Neil Mehta is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Mehta honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Vista Health System. Dr. Mehta's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Syed Shirazi is a radiation oncology specialist. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shirazi attended Khyber Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Shirazi (or staff) speaks Urdu. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Mir Jafar Shah, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Mir Shah is a radiation oncologist. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He studied medicine at Khyber Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Viant, Community Care Network (CCN), and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shah's office for an appointment.

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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.