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 radiation oncology specialist in Olympia Fields, IL, Chicago Heights, IL, and Chicago, IL. Dr. Shirazi is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for his residency. Dr. Shirazi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi.

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

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Dr. Syed Shirazi practices radiation oncology. Dr. Shirazi takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Khyber Medical College and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Shirazi (or staff) speaks Urdu. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Abdul Khan is a radiation oncologist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Khan is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Neil Mehta's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Mehta is a graduate of Rush Medical College. His medical residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Vista Health System. His practice 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 specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Shah honors Coventry, Viant, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Khyber Medical College. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He welcomes new patients.

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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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