We found 4 radiologists who accept Railroad Medicare near Lindenhurst, NY.

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Dr. Matthew Gregory Young, DO
Specializes in Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
150 East Sunrise Highway
Suite 2a, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Young is a neuroradiology and diagnostic radiology specialist in New York, NY, Suite 2a, NY, and Lindenhurst, NY. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Young completed a residency program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Young is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Young speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Radiology Associates.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
150 East Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY
 

Dr. Alan Kopp practices diagnostic radiology. Dr. Kopp (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. He is a graduate of the University of Liege Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Kopp honors Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1118 Deer Park Avenue
North Babylon, NY
 

Dr. Stephen Hershowitz specializes in neuroradiology and diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hershowitz attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hershowitz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
150 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY
 

Dr. Parviz Khodadadian's area of specialization is diagnostic radiology. Dr. Khodadadian is in-network for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Khodadadian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian.

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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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