We found 4 interventional radiologists who accept Anthem near Burlington, VT.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
Fahc - Radiology Dept Patrick 1; Mchv Campus 111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Christopher Morris is a specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Morris is an in-network provider for Anthem, Child Health Plus, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Morris completed a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Morris (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Mandarin.

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Clinical interests: Angiogram

Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
111 Colchester Avenue; Fletcher Allen Health Care Department of Radiology
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Joseph Shields' areas of specialization are vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology; he sees patients in Burlington, VT and Colchester, VT. He attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He trained at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont for his residency. Anthem, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shields accepts.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Anant Bhave is a vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology specialist in Burlington, VT and Colchester, VT. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Bhave accepts Anthem, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
111 Colchester Avenue; Main Campus, Mcclure, Level 1
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Geoffrey Scriver specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology and practices in Burlington, VT. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Scriver is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He trained at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care for residency.

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What is Vascular & Interventional Radiology?

Vascular and interventional radiology, sometimes just called interventional radiology or abbreviated “VIR,” is a type of minimally invasive treatment done using only needles or catheters (tubes) and very tiny incisions in the body. Imaging, such as x-rays or ultrasound, is done from outside the body and used to guide the surgeon. Because the incisions are so small, this type of surgery offers less risk, less pain, and a faster recovery time to the patient.

Interventional radiology was first developed in the 1960s to treat blocked arteries, as an alternative to open bypass surgery. The technique was originally used only on blood vessels, which is where the word ‘vascular’ in the name comes from. These days it is still often used to treat blood vessel disorders, but also many other types of problems. Interventional radiology may be used to perform, among others:
  • Vascular treatments, such as the placement of stents or balloon angioplasty
  • Minimally invasive cancer treatments, such as biopsies, tumor ablation, or chemoembolization (delivering chemotherapy directly to a tumor via a catheter)
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Varicose vein ablation

The device used for imaging during the surgery may be x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, or CT scan. Imaging allows the surgeon to see exactly what is happening without having to cut into a patient. Not only is recovery easier without major surgery, but outcomes are better with the precise detail that modern imaging can offer.
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