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We found 7 nuclear medicine providers who accept HAP/AHL EPA near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Anupama Reddy Kottam, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 804
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Anupama Kottam's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology; she sees patients in Detroit, MI. Dr. Kottam honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Kottam (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Dr. Ashok Kumar Kondur, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 804
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ashok Kondur's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He attended Osmania Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Kondur (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Garden City Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems

Dr. Hammam Darweesh Zmily, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 724
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Hammam Zmily works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Troy, MI, Trenton, MI, and Detroit, MI. He speaks Arabic. Clinical interests for Dr. Zmily include heart valve disease, chest pain, and heart attack. Dr. Zmily is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Garden City Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He obtained his medical school training at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine and the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation.

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Clinical interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Heart Problems, Chest Pain, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 804
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ayad Jazrawi specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Jazrawi is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Providence Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jazrawi honors.

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Dr. Rajesh Ramineni, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 804
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Rajesh Ramineni's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. Dr. Ramineni is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at JFK Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Ramineni attended medical school at Guntur Medical College. Dr. Ramineni (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Telugu, and Hindi.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 804
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Aiden Abidov works as an adult cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. Dr. Abidov's education and training includes medical school at Azerbaijan Medical University and residency at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Abidov (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Russian. Dr. Abidov's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Harper University Hospital, and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Preeti Ramappa's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Ramappa graduated from JSS Medical College, Mysore. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramappa (or staff) speaks Kannada and Hindi. Dr. Ramappa is affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Harper University Hospital, and Detroit VA Medical Center.

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What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is specialized medical care that uses tiny amounts of radioactive material to diagnose or treat disease. Most commonly, the radioactive material is used to produce images of the inside of the body.

When nuclear medicine is used for imaging, tiny amounts of radioactive material are mixed into medicine that is injected, swallowed or inhaled. These medications are called radiopharmaceuticals or radiotracers. The medication goes to the part of the body that is being examined, where it emits a kind of invisible energy called gamma waves. Special cameras can take photographs or video of those gamma waves, so they also take an image of the body part where the medication is. Videos can show how the medicine is being processed by the body.

What makes nuclear medicine so useful is that it is extremely accurate. The images taken with nuclear medicine are incredibly precise, providing images down to the molecular level, so they can show disease at its earliest stages. Nuclear medicine can also show the function of body parts instead of just their structure: it can be used to see how well a heart is beating or how much oxygen lungs are holding. It is a way for doctors to see inside the body without the risks of surgery.

The word “radioactive” can make some patients uneasy, but nuclear medicine is very safe. The amount of radiation used is very small, less than a person usually receives from simply standing outside during a normal year. It has been used successfully for more than sixty years, and is painless.

Sometimes nuclear medicine can be used not just to diagnose disease, but also to treat it. Hyperthyroidism is sometimes treated with radioactive iodine, and certain cancers are sometimes treated with targeted radiation or radioactive medications.

Nuclear medicine provides an enormous amount of information that is not available any other way. It helps patients avoid exploratory surgeries or unnecessary treatments, and it helps physicians quickly decide on the best care.