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About Dr. Richard M Sigel

Dr. Richard M Sigel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Walnut Creek, CA, with another office in Walnut Creek, CA. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Nuclear Medicine, Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. He speaks English.

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Bay Medical Management LLC

175 Lennon Ln Ste 100
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Bay Imaging Consultants

2125 Oak Grove Rd Ste 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Specialties

Dr. Richard M Sigel has the following 3 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard M Sigel has the following 5 expertise

  • Ultrasound
  • X-Ray
  • PET Scan
  • MRI
  • CT Scan

Dr. Richard M Sigel has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Richard M Sigel is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1970

  • Tucson Hsps M Educ Prog Inc

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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