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

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

Dr. Carlos Gonzalez-Angulo practices radiation oncology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Cartagena Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gonzalez-Angulo's medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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

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

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

Dr. Mark Harrison's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Harrison studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Harrison completed residency programs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. William Taw specializes in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Taw is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Monmouth Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Harry Butters works as a diagnostic radiologist in Harlingen, TX. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from 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 specializes in diagnostic radiology and practices in Harlingen, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1717 Treasure Hills Boulevard
Harlingen, TX
 

Dr. Charles Fisher is a diagnostic radiologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He attended medical school at 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 specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Velarde accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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.
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