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Gray B Swor MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
901 Tamiami Trail S; Suite A1
Venice, FL

Dr. Gray Swor's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Swor is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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John E Sylvester MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
901 Tamiami Trail S; Suite A1
Venice, FL

Dr. John Sylvester specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Venice, FL and Lakewood Ranch, FL. Dr. Sylvester is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Larry N Silverman MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
901 Tamiami Trail S; Suite A1
Venice, FL

Dr. Larry Silverman's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. Dr. Silverman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Silverman attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Alan Harry Porter MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Average rating 2.89 stars out of 5 (7 ratings)
901 Tamiami Tr., S.
Venice, FL

Dr. Alan Porter's medical specialty is radiation oncology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. Dr. Porter is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Stephen J Patrice MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
901 Tamiami Trail S; Suite A1
Venice, FL

Dr. Stephen Patrice is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Sarasota, FL, Fort Myers, FL, and Venice, FL. Dr. Patrice is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University.

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Dwight L Fitch MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
959 Venice Avenue, E.
Venice, FL

Dr. Dwight Fitch is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Fitch is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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David J Rice MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
959 Venice Avenue, E.
Venice, FL

Dr. David Rice is a radiation oncology specialist in Port Charlotte, FL, Fort Myers, FL, and Venice, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. Dr. Rice is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Rice trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency.

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Mary Koshy MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
901 Tamiami Trail S; Suite A1
Venice, FL

Dr. Mary Koshy is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Koshy is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Koshy attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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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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