Dr. Tanuja Kanderi

Nuclear Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Tanuja Kanderi

Dr. Tanuja Kanderi is a doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA, with another office in Pittsburgh, PA. They have 26 years of experience. Their specialties include Nuclear Medicine. They speak English.


Dr. Tanuja Kanderi has 2 locations

Dr. Tanuja Kanderi 4401 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Dr. Tanuja Kanderi 3705 5th Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Dr. Tanuja Kanderi has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.


26 Years Experience

Andhra Medical College

Graduated in 1995

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More about Dr. Tanuja Kanderi

Dr. Kanderi graduated from the Andhra Medical College in 1995. Dr. Kanderi works in Pittsburgh, PA and 1 other location and specializes in Nuclear Medicine.

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