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Dr. Mazen Ghani

Radiology
Pittsfield, MA
25 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pittsfield

Address

725 North St, Pittsfield
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About

Bio

Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and MQSA compliant. Specialties Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound (US), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine (NM), mammography and breast biopsy, Xray/radiography. Member American College of Radiology Radiological Society of North America Society of Breast Imaging American Roentgen Ray Society American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

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Radiology

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

226 Answers
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
nodule: Based on your description, it may need to be biopsied.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Several things: A liver spot could be benign or malignant. See your physician about the official reading from the radiologist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
xray: An xray doesn't show an ovarian cyst. That is diagnosed with ultrasound, ct, or mri.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
See: Your doctor first for a thorough history and physical exam. They may order additional testing to include bloodwork and/or imaging.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
kidneys: Echogenic foci in kidneys refers to white spots that may indicate a kidney stone, calcium in a blood vessel, or fat. A ct scan of the abdomen without ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Many things: It depends what is being scanned. You can see liver mass, gallstones, kidney stones, fluid, and many other things.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
HSG: Stands for hysterosalpinogram and is sometimes performed following placement of essure in order to show that the fallopian tubes are blocked. The exa... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
CT scan: Also known as a ct scan, this is a very common test used to evaluate a broad range of diseases. Depending on what the ordering doctor is looking for,... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Ataxia: Typically balance and coordination are affected first. Incoordination of hands, arms, and legs, and slurring of speech are other common symptoms. Walk... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Nabothian cysts: Occur in the cervix and are a common finding on pelvic ultrasound.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Lungs: Ct abdomen will include the lower lungs and a ct thoracic spine (depending on the technique used) may include a portion of or the entire lungs fields.... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Nuchal translucency: Nuchal translucency (nt) is an ultrasound measurement of the thickness of the back of the fetal neck soft tissues. It is used to assess the possibili... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Several things: A renal ultrasound allows the radiologist to evaluate both kidneys and look for stones, hydronephrosis (enlargment of the collecting system due to blo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Canavan disease: Is a relatively rare, but always fatal, inherited, degenerative brain disorder that primarily affects children of eastern and central european jewish ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
See your: Primary care doctor who will exam you. They may order a testicular ultrasound if there is suspicion for a mass. Also, do a self exam and feel for an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
It depends: Chest ct is more commonly used to evaluate the lungs, blood vessels, bones, and soft tissues. Chest mri, which takes longer to perform, is typically ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Hematology: Is the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
DVT: A primary care physician should be seen if there is concern for dvt. After examining the patient, the physician may order an ultrasound to evaluate f... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Common and benign: Hepatic hemangiomas are common benign liver masses that have a characteristic appearance on ultrasound, ct scan, and mri. Occasionally, they may have... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Aspartame: Is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
MRI: Shows multiple round/oval small "loose bodies" in the joint space.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Breast cancer: Shouldn't cause upper back pain unless it has spread to the bones in the back.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Have: Your doctor examine you an possibly refer you to a rheumatologist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Erb's palsy: Is a paralysis of the arm caused by injury to the upper group of the arm's main nerves, specifically the upper trunk c5-c6 is severed. These injuries... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Ketosis: Is a state of elevated levels of ketone bodies in the body. There are two major causes of ketoacidosis: alcoholic and diabetic.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Not standard: Of care. See your doctor for a thorough exam. They may refer you to a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon. A ct scan may be ordered.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Bone scan: A recent fracture is identified on all bone scans. The activity on the bone scan may last up to 6 months - 1 year.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Glycomark test: Is an fda-approved blood test for the intermediate-term monitoring of glycemic control in people with diabetes.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Yes: Liver (hepatic) hemangiomas are benign and one of the most common liver masses that radiologists encounter. Hemangiomas have a specific appearance ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Several things: An mrcp (magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography) is a type of MRI scan that can evaluate the pancreas (mass, pancreatitis), bile ducts (stones, a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Ataxia: The word ataxia means without coordination. People with ataxia have problems with coordination because parts of the nervous system that control moveme... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Ovarian follicles: Ovarian follicles/follicular cysts are a common and typically benign finding during pelvic ultrasound. Usually they are bilateral, multiple, of va... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Yes: The majority of MRI exams of the lower back include the abdominal aorta. Occasionally, the front part of the aorta is cut off (not included in the im... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Depends: In the absence of a family history of breast cancer, the american cancer society recommends annual screening mammography starting at the age of 40. T... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
No...Mild atelectasi: Is a relatively common finding on chest xray. If your symptoms persist, follow up with your doctor.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
The: American cancer society recommends annual screening mammogram beginning at age 40.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
A PICC line is : A peripherally inserted central catheter and is a form of intravenous access that can be used for a prolonged period of time (e.g. For long chemothera... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Ochronosis: Is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that causes an excess of homogentisic acid, resulting in dark pigmentation, calcification, and inflammati... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
A heart arrhythmia: Is a term used for any number of conditions in which there is abnormal electrical activity in the heart. The heart beat may be too fast or too slow, a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Diagnostic imaging: Refers to the specialty of radiology which includes xrays, ct scan, ultrasound, mri, nuclear medicine, mammography, fluoroscopy, and intervential radi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
A pacemaker: Is a small device that's placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms. This device uses electrical pulses to prompt the heart... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plate... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Yes: In fact, it's not uncommon for the breast to feel "lumpy".
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
It depends: Most of the time the ct will be normal or may have some incidental findings not related to the original symptoms.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Olecranon bursitis: Olecranon bursitis includes pain, swelling, and inflammation of the olecranon bursa at the back of the elbow.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Yes: Hemangiomas of the liver can be diagnosed with ct, mri, and ultrasound.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Several things: Patients are asked to drink water prior to the test. In the ultrasound room, patients lay on their back on a stretcher and a towel is placed along the... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Common and benign: A liver hemangioma is a benign mass and is one of the most commonly seen liver masses by radiologists. If the suspected hemangioma does not have ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Biparietal Diameter: Bpd (biparietal diameter) is the ultrasound measurement across the head at the level of the parietal bones. It is used in the assessment of fetal age... Read More

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Apr 22, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
Great doctor.
Nov 10, 2012
HealthTap member
I developed hernia after colon resection (hemicolectomy) and they kept telling me it was scar tissue. I now have to have 2hernias/6incisions
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have a concern i think i might be pregnant. Its been 2 months my per
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very kindly and GOD bless you and family.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Magna Cum Laude, Medical School
Distinguished Scholar Award, Medical School
Roentgen Ray Fellow Award, Residency

Affiliations

Berkshire Medical Center
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