Dr. Salima Ahmad, MD - Locations

Nuclear Medicine Oklahoma City, OK

About Dr. Salima Ahmad MD

Dr. Salima Ahmad, MD is a doctor primarily located in Oklahoma City, OK, with another office in Oklahoma City, OK. Their specialties include Nuclear Medicine.


Dr. Salima Ahmad has 2 locations

Get Directions St Anthony Physicians Group 608 NW 9th St Ste 2200 Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Get Directions St Anthony Physicians Cardiovascular Institute 608 NW 9th St Ste 4000 Oklahoma City, OK 73102


Dr. Salima Ahmad has the following 1 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.


University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center


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More about Dr. Salima Ahmad

Dr. Ahmad works in Oklahoma City, OK and 1 other location and specializes in Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Ahmad is affiliated with INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center and St Anthony Hospital.

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