We found 32 nuclear medicine providers near Fair Lawn, NJ.

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Dr. Satish Reddy Tiyyagura M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology (Heart Rhythm), Adult Cardiology
Address: Fair Lawn, NJ
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery, tilt table test, catheter ablation ... (Read more)
Dr. Elliot Mitchell Brown MD
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.81 Average rating 4.81 stars out of 5 (61 ratings)
Address: 1030 Clifton Av, Clifton, NJ 07013
Naser Mohammad MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
Address: 1040 Main St, Paterson, NJ 07503
Clinical Interests: coronary artery disease, thoracentesis, thrombosis (blood clots) ... (Read more)
Soo-Mi Mi Park MD
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine, Adult Cardiology
4.31 Average rating 4.31 stars out of 5 (13 ratings)
Address: 493 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Dr. Sharon Maza M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
3.84 Average rating 3.84 stars out of 5 (11 ratings)
Address: 83 Summit Av, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Clinical Interests: echocardiogram (echo)
"I've been coming to see Dr. Maza and her team for over 5 years now. She's very knowledgeable in the field, she takes her time with me, which means that she cares a lot. Her team is unequaled. Hope, the ultrasound technician, she's very courteous, cheerful and skilled in her craft. Genuinely an excellent individual. Karla, the phlebotomist, I call her my little vampire, not only due to the fact that she draws blood, but because she sticks me once and draws blood, unlike many other nurses, medical professionals, etc. Last, but not the least is Eric, he's the office manager/receptionist. He's the first of Maza's staff that will greet me, and what a pleasure it is to be greeted by Eric, he's courteous, kind, professional and cheerful. I will never, ever change Dr. Maza and her super-team over anyone else."
April 9, 2017
Dr. Zev Binyamin Frankel M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (14 ratings)
Address: 1200 Ridgewood Av, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Clinical Interests: echocardiogram (echo)
Dr. Yaron Bareket M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.55 Average rating 4.55 stars out of 5 (36 ratings)
Address: 20 Prospect Av, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Ijaz Vehra M.D, FACC
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.92 Average rating 4.92 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1130 Mcbride Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Clinical Interests: cardiomyopathy, angina, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) ... (Read more)
Dr. Umesh Katdare M.D.
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 211 Essex Street, Hackensack, NJ 07652
Dr. Leonardo Joseph Divagno MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.59 Average rating 4.59 stars out of 5 (14 ratings)
Address: 216 17 Sh, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Clinical Interests: heart palpitations, atrial fibrillation, cardioversion ... (Read more)
Rimvida Obeleniene MD, FACC
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
3.58 Average rating 3.58 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1114 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013
Clinical Interests: cardiomyopathy, angina, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) ... (Read more)
Jaehoon Chung M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
Address: 216 17 Sh, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Clinical Interests: cardiomyopathy, cardiac imaging, angina ... (Read more)
Dr. Alexander E. Kasatkin M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (7 ratings)
Address: Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Clinical Interests: echocardiogram (echo)
Dr. Sheldon B. Eisenberg
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
5 Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (7 ratings)
Address: 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Dr. Nathaniel E. Lebowitz M.D.
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.9 Average rating 4.9 stars out of 5 (294 ratings)
Address: 20 Prospect Av, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Clinical Interests: echocardiogram (echo)
Mr. Stuart A. Barr
Specializes in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Cardiology
4.88 Average rating 4.88 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601
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What is Nuclear Medicine?

Nuclear medicine is specialized medical care that uses tiny amounts of radioactive material to diagnose or treat disease. Most commonly, the radioactive material is used to produce images of the inside of the body.

When nuclear medicine is used for imaging, tiny amounts of radioactive material are mixed into medicine that is injected, swallowed or inhaled. These medications are called radiopharmaceuticals or radiotracers. The medication goes to the part of the body that is being examined, where it emits a kind of invisible energy called gamma waves. Special cameras can take photographs or video of those gamma waves, so they also take an image of the body part where the medication is. Videos can show how the medicine is being processed by the body.

What makes nuclear medicine so useful is that it is extremely accurate. The images taken with nuclear medicine are incredibly precise, providing images down to the molecular level, so they can show disease at its earliest stages. Nuclear medicine can also show the function of body parts instead of just their structure: it can be used to see how well a heart is beating or how much oxygen lungs are holding. It is a way for doctors to see inside the body without the risks of surgery.

The word 'radioactive' can make some patients uneasy, but nuclear medicine is very safe. The amount of radiation used is very small, less than a person usually receives from simply standing outside during a normal year. It has been used successfully for more than sixty years, and is painless.

Sometimes nuclear medicine can be used not just to diagnose disease, but also to treat it. Hyperthyroidism is sometimes treated with radioactive iodine, and certain cancers are sometimes treated with targeted radiation or radioactive medications.

Nuclear medicine provides an enormous amount of information that is not available any other way. It helps patients avoid exploratory surgeries or unnecessary treatments, and it helps physicians quickly decide on the best care.
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