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Dr. Sherif Ibrahim Heiba, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
153 West 11th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sherif Heiba is a nuclear medicine specialist in New York, NY. His clinical interests include bone scan and lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Dr. Heiba is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He has an open panel. He attended Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Arizona Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, Dr. Heiba (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoscintigraphy Scan, PET Scan, Bone Scan, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Lung ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ernest Gordon Iii Depuey III, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine
1780 Broadway; 7th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ernest Depuey is a medical specialist in nuclear medicine. Dr. Depuey studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. He honors Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Depuey (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Newsha Zahra Ghodsi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
35 E85th Street; Suites 1&2
New York, NY
 

Dr. Newsha Ghodsi is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Ghodsi (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. She graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ghodsi's office for an appointment.

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Dr. David Fred Yankelevitz, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
1176 5th Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. David Yankelevitz's areas of specialization are nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in New York, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, biopsy, and CT scan. Dr. Yankelevitz honors Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Long Island College Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Yankelevitz attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Yankelevitz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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Clinical interests: Biopsy, CT Scan, Lung Cancer

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Dr. Lale Kostakoglu, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
1 Gustave L Levy Place; 1141
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lale Kostakoglu's specialty is nuclear medicine. Dr. Kostakoglu is conversant in Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kostakoglu include bone scan and lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Dr. Kostakoglu is a graduate of Ege University. Dr. Kostakoglu honors Medicaid, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Kostakoglu has received professional recognition including the following: Chair of the Lymphoma-Working Group ECOG/ACRIN Cancer Research Group. Dr. Kostakoglu welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoscintigraphy Scan, PET Scan, Bleeding, Bone Scan, Liver Disease, Lung Problems, CT Scan, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Urmi Sen, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
1 Gustave L Levy Place; Suite 1141
New York, NY
 

Dr. Urmi Sen is a diagnostic radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist. Her clinical interests include bone scan and lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Dr. Sen accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare. She attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Her training includes residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Sen has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoscintigraphy Scan, PET Scan, Bleeding, Bone Scan, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fukiat Ongseng, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
144 4th Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fukiat Ongseng practices nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology in New York, NY. He honors Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Healthfirst, and more. Dr. Ongseng completed his residency training at Interfaith Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ongseng (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Thai. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Roosevelt. Dr. Ongseng has an open panel.

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
281 First Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rosna Mirtcheva-Trocheva's specialties are nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. She practices in New York, NY. Dr. Mirtcheva-Trocheva is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. After completing medical school at Medical University of Varna, she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
Radiology Associates, One Gustave L Levy Place; Box 1141
Nyc, NY
 

Dr. Somali Gavane's area of specialization is nuclear medicine. Her education and training includes medical school at Government Medical College and residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Gavane honors Most Insurance Plans, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Gavane (or staff) speaks Hindi. She has an open panel.

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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.
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