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

Dr. Sherif Heiba practices nuclear medicine in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Heiba include bone scan and lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heiba takes. He studied medicine at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Heiba completed residency programs at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Arizona Health Sciences Center. Dr. Heiba (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 New York, NY physician who specializes in nuclear medicine. Dr. Depuey's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Depuey honors. Dr. Depuey (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Depuey's practice 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 practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Ghodsi (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Ghodsi is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Ghodsi is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. David Yankelevitz specializes in nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Yankelevitz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, biopsy, and CT scan. Dr. Yankelevitz attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Long Island College Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He takes several insurance carriers, including Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. Dr. Yankelevitz welcomes new patients.

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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 area of specialization 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 attended medical school at Ege University. Dr. Kostakoglu takes 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's practice is open to 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. Fukiat Ongseng, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
144 4th Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fukiat Ongseng's specialties are nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Ongseng accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his residency, Dr. Ongseng trained at Interfaith Medical Center. Dr. Ongseng (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Thai. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Roosevelt. Dr. Ongseng is open to new patients.

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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's specialties are nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sen include bone scan and lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Dr. Sen is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Sen attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
1 Gustave L Levy Place; Box 1141
New York, NY
 

Dr. Livnat Uliel's specialties are vascular & interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology. She studied medicine at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. She has a special interest in lymphoscintigraphy scan (sentinel lymph node imaging). Dr. Uliel accepts the following insurance: Most Insurance Plans, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare. Dr. Uliel has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoscintigraphy Scan, CT Scan, Parathyroid Disease, PET Scan

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

Dr. Rosna Mirtcheva-Trocheva works as a diagnostic radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist. Dr. Mirtcheva-Trocheva is in-network for Most Insurance Plans, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Medical University of Varna. She trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Mirtcheva-Trocheva's practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Gustav Seliger is a specialist in radiological physics, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology. He works in New York, NY. He is an in-network provider for Most Insurance Plans, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Seliger has an open panel.

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
1 Gustave L Levy Place; Box 1141
New York, NY
 

Dr. Somali Gavane, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in nuclear medicine. Dr. Gavane (or staff) speaks Hindi. Before performing her residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Gavane attended Government Medical College for medical school. She accepts the following insurance: Most Insurance Plans and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She welcomes new patients.

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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.