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We found 7 radiologists who accept Silver Compass Balanced 4500 near Edinburg, TX.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2513 W Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Ghassan Al-Hammami works as a diagnostic radiologist in Edinburg, TX. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Al-Hammami's education and training includes medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Al-Hammami (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
905 E Esperanza Avenue
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. William Martin is a diagnostic radiology specialist in McAllen, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin honors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2717 Michael Angelo
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Oscar Garcia's medical specialty is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Garcia attended medical school at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
612 Nolana Street; Suite 330
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Irwan Gunadi is a McAllen, TX physician who specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Dr. Michael T Decandia, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
5325 S. Mccoll Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Michael Decandia is an interventional radiologist and diagnostic radiologist in Weslaco, TX and Edinburg, TX. Dr. Decandia is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Decandia accepts.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
612 Nolana Street
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Edward Tan is a diagnostic radiology specialist in McAllen, TX. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Tan takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2616 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Lorenzo Farolan works as a diagnostic radiologist. Dr. Farolan accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College 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.