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We found 5 radiologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Killeen, TX.

Dr. Rufus James Mark, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Rufus Mark's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Mark attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Mark is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1989-1990. Dr. Mark is professionally affiliated with Banner Health and Scott & White Healthcare.

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Dr. Moataz Nier El Ghamry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Moataz El-Ghamry is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He graduated from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. El-Ghamry completed a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. El-Ghamry honors. He has received the following distinctions: Fellow Award, American Brachytherapy Society Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy and Resident Travel Award, American Brachytherapy Society, 2005-2007. Dr. El-Ghamry speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy, Endometrial Cancer, Sarcoma

Dr. Mehul Kirit Patel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Mehul Patel is a radiation oncology specialist in Killeen, TX and Temple, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Patel graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. Niraj Hiro Pahlajani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Niraj Pahlajani works as a radiation oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed his residency at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Pahlajani takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Liver Disease, Pancreas Problems, Breast Cancer

Dr. Niloyjyoti Deb, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2201 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Niloyjyoti Deb specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. He graduated from the University of Calcutta. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Deb accepts. He has received the following distinction: Chief Resident, Monteflore Medical Center Radiation Oncology, 2006-2007. In addition to English, Dr. Deb (or staff) speaks Bengali and Hindi. Dr. Deb is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

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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.