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Dr. William M Bridger, MD

Nuclear Medicine, Pathologist
Montgomery, AL 36117
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About Dr. William M Bridger MD

Dr. William M Bridger, MD is a doctor primarily located in Montgomery, AL. Their specialties include Nuclear Medicine, Pathologist.

Location

William Michael Bridger Md 225B Winton M Blount Loop Montgomery, AL 36117

Specialties

Dr. William M Bridger has the following 2 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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. William M Bridger has the following 3 expertise

  • Blood Testing
  • Tissue Biopsy
  • Fluid Testing

Education

University Hospital Of Arkansas

Residency

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More about Dr. William M Bridger

Dr. Bridger works in Montgomery, AL and specializes in Nuclear Medicine and Pathologist. Dr. Bridger is affiliated with Walker Baptist Medical Center and Baptist Medical Center East.

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