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About Dr. William Brown

Dr. William Brown, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Long Beach, CA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Nuclear Medicine and Radiology. Dr. Brown is affiliated with VA Long Beach Healthcare System. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

5901 E 7th St
Long Beach, CA 90822
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Specialties

Dr. William Brown has the following 2 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.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Cancer

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Brown is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System
  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University of Utah

    Graduated in 1969

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. William Brown accepts the following insurance providers.

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5901 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA
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