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We found 5 radiologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Chattanooga, TN.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Attn: Provider Enrollment; Attn: Provider Enrollment
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Norleena Gullett works as a radiation oncologist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gullett accepts.

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Dr. Stephen Langdon Golder, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2333 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Stephen Golder is a specialist in radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Golder completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Other, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
2108 E 3rd Street; Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Larry Sprouse is a specialist in vascular surgery and vascular & interventional radiology. He works in Chattanooga, TN. On average, patients gave Dr. Sprouse a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. Michael S Greer, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Other, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
2108 E 3rd Street; Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Michael Greer practices vascular surgery and vascular & interventional radiology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. John Arthur Fortney, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
605 Glenwood Drive; Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. John Fortney's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Fortney honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine.

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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.