Dr. Ernest Camponovo MD

  • Nuclear Medicine Mechanicsburg, PA

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About

Dr. Ernest Camponovo, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mechanicsburg, PA, with other offices in Live Oak, FL and Beachwood, OH (and 9 other locations). Their specialties include Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Camponovo is affiliated with Carlisle Regional Medical Center, Community General Osteopathic Hospital and El Centro Regional Medical Center. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Ernest Camponovo has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine specialists are doctors who have extensive training in the use of nuclear substances, like radiation, to diagnose and treat certain illnesses.
These specialists perform diagnostic tests in which a small amount of a radioactive substance is injected into a vein, inhaled or taken orally by the patient. The radioactive substance then enables the nuclear medicine specialist to use a scanner to detect the radiation level in the part of the body being examined in order to create an image of it with a computer. The images tell the physician whether there are abnormal changes in metabolism which indicate whether a disease or injury is present. These tests are often used to detect cancer.
In addition to detecting cancer, substances like radioactive iodine can be either injected into the blood stream or taken orally to fight cancer and other diseases. After being ingested, the substance is absorbed by the thyroid gland and abnormal thyroid tissues are destroyed.

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Locations & Directions

1011 Kent Dr
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

1100 11th St SW
Live Oak, FL 32064

3700 Park East Dr
Beachwood, OH 44122

5995 Opus Pkwy
Hopkins, MN 55343

1111 N State St
Monticello, IL 61856

2300 N Edward St
Decatur, IL 62526

200 S Cedar St
Shelbyville, IL 62565

315 S Osteopathy Ave
Kirksville, MO 63501

495 E Birch St
Calexico, CA 92231

48677 Victoria Ln
Oakhurst, CA 93644

2330 W Covell Blvd
Davis, CA 95616

515 Fairchild Ct
Woodland, CA 95695

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