Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki - NPI #1437365210

Nuclear Medicine Doctor located in Redwood City, CA

California Redwood City Nuclear Medicine Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki Information

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Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki is a male Nuclear Medicine Doctor (taxonomy code 207U00000X) located in Redwood City, California. Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki's NPI Number is #1437365210 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 10 years. Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki's practice location is listed as: 1150 Veterans Blvd Redwood City, CA 94063 and can be reached via phone at (650) 299-2494.

Nuclear Medicine Taxonomy

The taxonomy code for Dr. Fred Akira Shiraki's main specialty, Nuclear Medicine, is 207U00000X. A nuclear medicine specialist employs the properties of radioactive atoms and molecules in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and in research. Radiation detection and imaging instrument systems are used to detect disease as it changes the function and metabolism of normal cells, tissues and organs. A wide variety of diseases can be found in this way, usually before the structure of the organ involved by the disease can be seen to be abnormal by any other techniques. Early detection of coronary artery disease (including acute heart attack), early cancer detection and evaluation of the effect of tumor treatment, diagnosis of infection and inflammation anywhere in the body and early detection of blood clot in the lungs are all possible with these techniques. Unique forms of radioactive molecules can attack and kill cancer cells (e.g., lymphoma, thyroid cancer) or can relieve the severe pain of cancer that has spread to bone

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Health Care Provider Information
 NPI # 1437365210
 Phone (650) 299-2494
 Fax (650) 299-2704
 Address
1150 Veterans Blvd
Redwood City, CA 94063
 Gender M
 Website Not provided
Specialties
  • Nuclear Medicine (CA)
Business Information
  • Sole Proprietor? No
  • Is Sub-Organization? Not Available
  • Parent Org Name: Not Available
 Updated 7/8/2007
 Added 5/16/2007
 Viewed on 3/23/2017
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