ttcqeayetrwczwezdueawsrsbdyr

The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.

Dr. Maria L Munoz Is this you?

About Dr. Maria L Munoz

Dr. Maria L Munoz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. She has 53 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology, Nuclear Medicine and Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology. She speaks English.

Rate Now

Share your experience

Have you seen Dr. Maria L Munoz?

Mapbox Map of Dr. Maria L Munoz

Primary Address

2900 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60657
Get Directions

Specialties

Dr. Maria L Munoz has the following 3 specialties

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • 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.

  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

Reviews

Showing 0 of

  • Education

    53 Years Experience

  • University Of Santo Tomas

    Graduated in 1965

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

2900 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL
  • Similiar Doctors

    Dr. Maria L Munoz is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Chicago, IL.