15 Aetna Nuclear Medicine Physicians were found near you

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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Dr. Nadeem Qazi MD

Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine

2.3 of 5

102 Elden St Herndon, VA 20170

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Dr. Vijay Varma MD

Nuclear Medicine
9715 Medical Center Dr Rockville, MD 20850

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Dr. Eric Norby MD

Nuclear Medicine 37 years experience
3289 Woodburn Rd Annandale, VA 22003

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Dr. Kanchan Kulkarni MD

Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology 18 years experience

5.0 of 5

110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010

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Dr. Carlos Garcia MD

Nuclear Medicine 15 years experience

5.0 of 5

110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010

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Dr. Elmo Acio MD

Nuclear Medicine 33 years experience

4.0 of 5

110 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20010

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Dr. Abbas Motazedi MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Nuclear Medicine 43 years experience
1160 Varnum St NE Washington, DC 20017

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Dr. Andrew Keenan MD

Nuclear Medicine, Internal Medicine 41 years experience

4.5 of 5

3001 Hospital Dr Hyattsville, MD 20785

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Dr. Izzat Chalabi MD

Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine 33 years experience
8116 Good Luck Rd Lanham, MD 20706

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Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz MD

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine 38 years experience
21 Crossroads Dr Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Dr. Mayur Patel MD

Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine 35 years experience
21 Crossroads Dr Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Dr. Vasken Dilsizian MD

Nuclear Medicine 35 years experience

5.0 of 5

22 S Greene St Baltimore, MD 21201

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Dr. Qi Cao MD

Nuclear Medicine
22 S Greene St Baltimore, MD 21201

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Dr. Thomas Allen MD

Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
500 University Dr Hershey, PA 17033

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Dr. Joseph Fotos MD

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine 8 years experience
500 University Dr Hershey, PA 17033

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