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We found 9 radiologists near Humacao, PR.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
Costa Verde #28; Palmas Del Mar
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Josue Vazquez is a physician who specializes in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Vazquez accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His residency was performed at San Juan Municipal Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Vazquez speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Norwood Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
Ryder Memorial Hospital; 355 Font Martello Street
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Maria Acevedo is a physician who specializes in nuclear cardiology and diagnostic radiology. She studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Acevedo is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
63 Cruz Ortiz Stella Ave.
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Jose Nassar is a specialist in neuroradiology and diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
63 Cruz Ortiz Stella Ave.
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Jose Nassar's area of specialization is diagnostic radiology. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Nassar is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
63 Cruz Ortiz Stella Ave.
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Carlos Nassar's area of specialization is diagnostic radiology. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Nassar takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
Calle Jose C. Barbosa; # 68
Las Piedras, PR
 

Dr. Gladimiro Davila Martinez sees patients in Las Piedras, PR. His medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
Urb Los Sauces Flamboyan; 413
Humacao, PR
 

Dr. Kenneth Badillo Cecilia is a diagnostic radiology specialist in Humacao, PR. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Ave. Luis Munos Marin
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Ricardo Cruzado, who practices in Caguas, PR, is a medical specialist in vascular & interventional radiology. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
Ave Luis Munoz Marin; Suite 202
Caguas, PR
 

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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.