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Nuclear Medicine Specialist, Radiologist
33 years of experience
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Polak, MD, MPH is board certified in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, and Nuclear Radiology.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • False Aneurysm
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Ischemia
  • Muscle Pain (Intermittent Claudication)
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Polak graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine, Montreal. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
Carotid Stenosis
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Deep Vein Thrombosis--DVT (Pulmonary Embolism)
Honorary member of the French Canadian Radiological Society
Young Investigator Award, International College of Angiology
Honorary member of the Radiological Society of Chile
Figley Fellow in Radiology Journalism
2001-2006, Selected by peers, Best Doctors

Affiliations

Dr. Polak has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  • Tufts Medical Center 

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Francis Polak MD and MPH is a male Nuclear Medicine Specialist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, and Nuclear Radiology.
Where does Dr. Joseph F. Polak practice?
Dr. Joseph Polak has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Polak practices Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, and Nuclear Radiology near Boston, MA.
See Boston Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Boston Radiologists.