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We found 6 interventional radiologists who accept Medicare near Spartanburg, SC.

Dr. Arthur Morris Freedman, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Arthur Freedman is a medical specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He accepts Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Freedman is professionally affiliated with Regional HealthPlus.

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Dr. Kyran Dowling, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Kyran Dowling practices vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is affiliated with Regional HealthPlus. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama, Dr. Dowling attended the University of South Alabama College of Medicine for medical school. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Julie Unmee Park, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Julie Park is a physician who specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. She is professionally affiliated with Regional HealthPlus and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Park takes Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Park completed a residency program at Allegheny General Hospital.

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Dr. Michael J Ludkowski, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Michael Ludkowski's areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in Spartanburg, SC, Union, SC, and Gaffney, SC. Dr. Ludkowski is professionally affiliated with Regional HealthPlus. Before performing his residency at Allegheny General Hospital, Dr. Ludkowski attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Richard John Harp, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Richard Harp works as an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist. Dr. Harp takes Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Regional HealthPlus.

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Dr. Brian H Baghdady, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg, SC
 

Dr. Brian Baghdady is an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Baghdady is professionally affiliated with Regional HealthPlus.

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What is Vascular & Interventional Radiology?

Vascular and interventional radiology, sometimes just called interventional radiology or abbreviated “VIR,” is a type of minimally invasive treatment done using only needles or catheters (tubes) and very tiny incisions in the body. Imaging, such as x-rays or ultrasound, is done from outside the body and used to guide the surgeon. Because the incisions are so small, this type of surgery offers less risk, less pain, and a faster recovery time to the patient.

Interventional radiology was first developed in the 1960s to treat blocked arteries, as an alternative to open bypass surgery. The technique was originally used only on blood vessels, which is where the word ‘vascular’ in the name comes from. These days it is still often used to treat blood vessel disorders, but also many other types of problems. Interventional radiology may be used to perform, among others:
  • Vascular treatments, such as the placement of stents or balloon angioplasty
  • Minimally invasive cancer treatments, such as biopsies, tumor ablation, or chemoembolization (delivering chemotherapy directly to a tumor via a catheter)
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Varicose vein ablation

The device used for imaging during the surgery may be x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, or CT scan. Imaging allows the surgeon to see exactly what is happening without having to cut into a patient. Not only is recovery easier without major surgery, but outcomes are better with the precise detail that modern imaging can offer.