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About Dr. Robert J Herfkens

Dr. Robert J Herfkens, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stanford, CA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Nuclear Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology and Radiology. Dr. Herfkens has received 1 award. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Stanford Medical Center

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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Specialties

Dr. Robert J Herfkens has the following 3 specialties

  • Nuclear Radiology
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Robert J Herfkens has the following 14 expertise

  • X-Ray
  • Vascular Disease
  • CT Scan
  • Liver Cancer
  • MRI
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer (Lobular Carcinoma)
  • PET Scan
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Radiology
  • Adenoma (Warthin's tumor)
  • Ultrasound
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Board Certifications

Dr. Robert J Herfkens is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Loyola University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert J Herfkens accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Stanford Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA

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