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About Dr. Yong Son

Dr. Yong Son, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. She has 52 years of experience. Her specialties include Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Son is affiliated with Metropolitan Hospital Center, Lincoln Medical & Mental Hlth Center and Harlem Hospital Center. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

1901 1st Ave
New York, NY 10029
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Specialties

Dr. Yong Son has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Yong Son has the following 1 expertise

  • Cancer

Dr. Yong Son has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Yong Son is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Lincoln Medical & Mental Hlth Center
  • Harlem Hospital Center
  • Education

    52 Years Experience

  • Korea University

    Graduated in 1961

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

1901 1st Ave, New York, NY
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