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Arfa Khan, MD

Radiologist

Dr. Arfa Khan MD is a top Radiologist in New Hyde Park, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Arfa Khan MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Arfa Khan MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Arfa Khan MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New Hyde Park, NY, Dr. Arfa Khan MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Arfa Khan, MD
  • New Hyde Park, NY
  • Government Medical College, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Accepting new patients

Are X-rays safe for elderly people?

Yes. There is very minimal radiation from a plain X-ray and, if indicated, there is no harm in repeating it.

Is a MRI scan possible for the abdomen?

A CT scan of the abdomen with oral and intravenous contrast may be more diagnostic as an initial test rather than MRI.

Why is there such a radical difference between my chest X-ray and CT scan?

A CT scan uses multiple detectors and acquires cross-sectional imaging which gives 30 times better information as compared to a chest X-ray

Should a radiologist inform the patient about the test results?

Times have changed. If the Radiogist is the one who’s going to render the final report he or she should inform the patient about the results to decrease patient’s anxiety

Is there a difference between pediatric radiology and adult radiology?

Yes, there is a difference between pediatric and adult radiology. The American College of Radiology has set standards for pediatric radiology called Image Gently, WWW.ACR/image READ MORE
Yes, there is a difference between pediatric and adult radiology. The American College of Radiology has set standards for pediatric radiology called Image
Gently, WWW.ACR/image gently.org.

Hope this helps,

Arfa Khan, MD, FACR