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We found 8 radiologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Temple, TX.

Dr. Rufus James Mark, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Rufus Mark is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Mark honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1989-1990. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Dr. Moataz Nier El Ghamry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Moataz El-Ghamry specializes in radiation oncology. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. El-Ghamry accepts. Dr. El-Ghamry attended Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. 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 is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Endometrial Cancer, Sarcoma, Intracavitary Brachytherapy

Dr. Mehul Kirit Patel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Mehul Patel's specialty is radiation oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Dr. Patel's education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Lung Cancer

Dr. Niraj Hiro Pahlajani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Niraj Pahlajani's specialty is radiation oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he completed his residency training at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Pahlajani is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Liver Disease, Pancreas Problems, Breast Cancer

Dr. Niloyjyoti Deb, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Niloyjyoti Deb is a radiation oncology specialist in Temple, TX and Killeen, TX. Dr. Deb studied medicine at the University of Calcutta. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Chief Resident, Monteflore Medical Center Radiation Oncology, 2006-2007. 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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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Subhakar Mutyala specializes in radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Dr. Mutyala performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Nitika Thawani's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Thawani honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at SMS Medical College, Jaipur, she performed her residency at UPMC McKeesport Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Alan Cheung specializes in radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology and practices in Temple, TX. He accepts United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at The University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty 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.