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About Dr. Patrick W Barr

Dr. Patrick W Barr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Worth, TX, with another office in Dallas, TX. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Radiology Associates of Tarrant County PA

816 W Cannon St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Southwest Imaging Interventnl

8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
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Specialties

Dr. Patrick W Barr has the following 2 specialties

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • 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

    35 Years Experience

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1983

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Patrick W Barr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
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