Dr. Victor Scarmato is a radiologist practicing in East Meadow, NY. Dr. Scarmato specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.
Education and Training
Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc 1992
Mechanical Engineering 1992
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
Victor Scarmato, MD, MBA, FACR's Expert Contributions
Hopefully nothing. A CT of the lungs allows us to look at any problem in the lung tissue and can look for lymph nodes in the chest. Occasionally you can find problems in the upper abdomen or newer neck READ MORE
Any radiation has some risk. My question would be why do they need the scan and is the risk (although small) worth the benefit. READ MORE
Yes. There may be some artifact READ MORE
It would vary by machine and protocol. All radiation has some risk. You should determine whether the risk is worth the benefit of the scan READ MORE
Scanning is less than a minute READ MORE
Yes READ MORE
Bronchial thickening can be seen on X-ray READ MORE
MRI is typically done for muscle injury READ MORE
Yes. You might have had a mild reaction. Take Benedryl for symptom relief. Seek medical attention if you feel it in your throat OR have difficulty breathing. READ MORE
- Washington Hosp Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Washington Hospital Center Program
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Glen Cove, NY 11542Get Direction
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