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We found 4 radiologists who accept Harvard Pilgrim Health Care near Exeter, NH.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5 Alumni Drive
Exeter, NH
 

Dr. Paul Busse's specialty is radiation oncology. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Busse completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. In his practice, he is particularly interested in radiation therapy and head and neck cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Busse's distinctions include: Boston Super Doctors and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emerson Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy, Head and Neck Cancer

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
5 Alumni Drive
Exeter, NH
 

Dr. Karen De Amorim Bernstein is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. De Amorim Bernstein is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. For her professional training, Dr. De Amorim Bernstein completed residency programs at Montefiore Medical Center, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. De Amorim Bernstein (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5 Alumni Drive
Exeter, NH
 

Dr. Kevin Oh is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Emerson Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Oh's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Oh's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5 Alumni Drive
Exeter, NH
 

Dr. Shannon Macdonald is a radiation oncology specialist. Before completing her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Macdonald attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Macdonald's clinical interests include breast cancer. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Macdonald is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Cancer

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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.