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We found 6 radiologists who accept Humana Gold near Galveston, TX.

Dr. Sandra Sue Hatch, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
301 University Boulevard; 1.400 Mccullough
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Sandra Hatch works as a radiation oncologist. Dr. Hatch is especially interested in cancer. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For her professional training, Dr. Hatch completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Hatch has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Martin Colman, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine
301 University Boulevard; Department of Radiation Oncology
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Martin Colman practices radiation oncology and nuclear medicine. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then he performed his residency at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Colman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Melissa M Joyner, MBA, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Melissa Joyner, who practices in Houston, TX and Galveston, TX, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Joyner's areas of expertise include cancer. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). She is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Joyner trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for her residency. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Todd Allen Swanson, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Swanson's specialty is radiation oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Swanson's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Beaumont Hospitals. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Ivan Kessel works as a radiation oncologist in Galveston, TX and Houston, TX. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kessel accepts. Dr. Kessel studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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Dr. Fernando Cesani-Vazquez, MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
301 University Blvd - radiology
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Fernando Cesani-Vazquez's medical specialty is nuclear medicine, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear radiology. Dr. Cesani-Vazquez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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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.