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About Dr. Juanita H Yun

Dr. Juanita H Yun, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Walnut Creek, CA. She has 28 years of experience. Her specialties include Nuclear Medicine. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Kp Walnut Creek Medical Center

1425 S Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Specialties

Dr. Juanita H Yun 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.

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  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Ucsd Medical Center

    Residency

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Kp Walnut Creek Medical Center, 1425 S Main St, Walnut Creek, CA
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