Raquel O Alencar, MD Vascular & Interventional Radiology

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Vascular & Interventional Radiology Boston, MA

About Dr. Raquel O Alencar MD

Dr. Raquel O Alencar, MD is a doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with another office in Boston, MA. Her specialties include Vascular & Interventional Radiology.


Dr. Raquel O Alencar has 2 locations

Get Directions Brigham & Womens Hospital 75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115
Get Directions Brigham And Womens Hospital 75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115


Dr. Raquel O Alencar has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Interventional radiologists, also known as vascular radiologists, use minimally-invasive imaging techniques to diagnose conditions in your organs and blood vessels. For example, if you need an angiography (an x-ray of the arteries) to diagnose a blockage in your blood vessels, your doctor will refer you to an interventional radiologist. They can, if needed, perform an angioplasty to open up the blocked passage.They’re also trained to perform needle biopsies, insert stents, treat varicose veins and obstructions of the urinary tract (possibly due to kidney stones) and can help with dangerous postpartum bleeding. They treat various types of fibroids and embolization, which is a clot, air bubble or other blockage in the bloodstream. While the types of imaging procedures they perform are more invasive than x-rays done to identify broken bones, pain levels and recovery time are usually minimal.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Raquel O Alencar has the following 7 expertise

  • X-Ray
  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue Cancer
  • PET Scan
  • MRI
  • Colorectal Cancer

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More about Dr. Raquel O Alencar

Dr. Alencar works in Boston, MA and 1 other location and specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology. Dr. Alencar is affiliated with Brigham & Womens Hospital.

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