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We found 3 radiologists who accept First Health near Lakewood, NJ.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
900 Route 70 East
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Carol Kornmehl is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Kornmehl include radiation therapy. She is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Clara Maass Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Kornmehl is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
101 Prospect Street; Suite 111
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Lattanzi is a radiation oncology specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Community Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and residency at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Lattanzi is rated highly by his patients. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Dr. Rajesh V Iyer, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
101 Prospect Street; Suite 111
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Rajesh Iyer is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Toms River, NJ and Lakewood, NJ. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Iyer completed his residency training at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Iyer is affiliated with Community Medical Center.

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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.