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We found 9 nuclear medicine providers who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1000 near Chester, PA.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Other, Nuclear Cardiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. John Godfrey practices adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology in Upland, PA, Chester, PA, and Media, PA. Dr. Godfrey obtained his medical school training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Godfrey include mitral valve prolapse, rheumatic heart disease, and heart attack. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Godfrey's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., and Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Clinical interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Pericarditis, Cardioversion, Atrial Fibrillation, Endocarditis, Chest ... (Read more)

Dr. Terry David Friedman, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology
605 West State Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Terry Friedman is a nuclear cardiology and cardiology (heart disease) specialist. Dr. Friedman's areas of expertise include the following: stress echo, consultative cardiology, and exercise stress test. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Friedman is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Consultative Cardiology, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Exercise ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Tsyvine, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1088 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 2500 Riddle Health Care Center Ii
Media, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Tsyvine is an adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Media, PA. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsyvine graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Heart Valve Disease, Echocardiogram, Venous Disease, Peripheral Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Ted Gitter, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
1 Bartol Avenue; Suite 10
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Howard Gitter's medical specialty is adult critical care, adult cardiology, and interventional cardiology. Before completing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Gitter attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Dr. Gitter was awarded "Top Doctor" in Cardiology by Main Line Today. Dr. Gitter's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
1503 Lansdowne Avenue; Smlwc, Suite 3010
Darby, PA
 

Dr. Haytham Albizem is a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear medicine specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Albizem honors. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Albizem completed a residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. He speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization, Atherectomy

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Rose Lee practices adult cardiology and nuclear medicine in Chester, PA, Upland, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include heart failure and nuclear scan. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP), P.C., Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Clinical interests: Consultative Cardiology, Hypertension, Nuclear Scan, Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. William Noah Kornberg, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
965 Baltimore Pike; Suite 2-b
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. William Kornberg is a specialist in adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Kornberg has indicated that his clinical interests include echocardiogram (echo). He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Lankenau Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram, Coronary Artery Disease

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 224
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Muhammad Raza works as a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear medicine specialist in Glen Mills, PA, Upland, PA, and Chester, PA. His areas of clinical interest consist of carotid artery stenting and carotid artery stenting. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raza honors. After attending Punjab Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Clinical interests: Chest Pain, Carotid Artery Stenting, Heart Valve Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Endovascular ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Department of Radiology
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Khozaim Nakhoda practices nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nakhoda's training includes a residency program at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Dr. Nakhoda (or staff) is conversant in German, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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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.