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About Dr. John B Checton

Dr. John B Checton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Eatontown, NJ, with another office in Freehold, NJ. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Checton has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John B Checton is Great. Dr. John B Checton has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John B Checton is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Monmouth Cardiology Associates Llc

11 Meridian Rd
Eatontown, NJ 07724
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Monmouth Cardiology Associates

222 Schanck Rd Ste 104
Freehold, NJ 07728
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Specialties

Dr. John B Checton has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    5 Expertise

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Reviews

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Five Stars

The Doctor took the time to ask questions and then listened to your answers . He is very through without being over the top with tests that are ordered.

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15 minutes
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Worth the wait

Wonderful caring physician. He often runs pretty far behind but spends as much time with each patient as they need and makes certain all questions answered. Wouldn't trust any other physician to cath my family members.

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Trouble

Almost did my mother in. After being my mothers doctor for years, when she needed him the most he could not see her in the hospital. Sent other people in his practice, who did not know her case. Over a year ago put her in hospice because there was nothing that they could do. Thank God she llives to tell the story. Think twice about using these people?

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25 minutes
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1978

  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John B Checton accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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