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Dr. Frank Sommer Is this you?

About Dr. Frank Sommer

Dr. Frank Sommer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stanford, CA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Diagnostic Radiology and Radiology. Dr. Sommer is affiliated with Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford Medical Center and California Pacific Med CenterCalifornia Campus. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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Specialties

Dr. Frank Sommer has the following 2 specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Radiology

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Stanford Hospital & Clinics
  • Stanford Medical Center
  • California Pacific Med CenterCalifornia Campus
  • Mills Hospital
  • Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Mills-Peninsula Health Services
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford
  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Mcgill University

    Graduated in 1972

  • Moffitt Hospital University Of Ca

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Frank Sommer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
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Locations & Directions

Stanford Hospital & Clinics, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA

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