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Dr. Paul Makhlouf Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Paul Makhlouf has the following 2 specialties

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • 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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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2008, 2009, 2014)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2014)

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Makhlouf is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center

    2727 Winkler Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33901

  • Cape Coral Hospital

    636 Del Prado Blvd S
    Cape Coral, FL 33990

  • HealthPark Medical Center-Lee Memorial

    2776 Cleveland Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33901

  • HealthPark Medical Center

    9981 S Healthpark Dr
    Fort Myers, FL 33908

  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland

    Graduated in 2002

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