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We found 8 radiologists who accept Bronze Compass Balanced HSA 5500 near Harlingen, TX.

Dr. Carlos Eduardo Gonzalez-Angulo, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2150 N Expressway; Suite 83
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Gonzalez-Angulo, who practices in Brownsville, TX, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Gonzalez-Angulo is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Cartagena Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

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Dr. Benjamin William West, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2121 Pease; Suite 101
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin West specializes in radiation oncology and practices in McAllen, TX and Harlingen, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. West honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1719 Tresure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Mark Harrison is a radiation oncologist in McAllen, TX and Harlingen, TX. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Harrison completed his residency training at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. William Taw practices diagnostic radiology. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Taw attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Taw speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Harry Butters is a medical specialist in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Butters is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Pirtle works as a diagnostic radiologist in Harlingen, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Pirtle takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Charles Fisher's medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. Dr. Fisher is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
2101 Pease Street
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Franz Velarde is a vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology specialist in Harlingen, TX. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Velarde attended medical school at the University of Panama 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.