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About Dr. Marshall Wakat Jr

Dr. Marshall Wakat Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Roanoke, VA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Wakat is affiliated with Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

1906 Belleview Ave SE
Roanoke, VA 24014
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Specialties

Dr. Marshall Wakat Jr 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.

Board Certifications

Dr. Marshall Wakat Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital
  • Carilion New River Valley Medical Center
  • Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital
  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Medical University of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1975

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA
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