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Dr. Eric Stein

Interventional Radiology
Villanova, PA
47 years experience male

Locations

Office

Bryn Mawr, PA

Address

130 S Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Interventional Radiology

Radiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Cell layer in stent: This usually refers to deposition of a cellular layer or layers (endothelial cells) which the body produces typically inside a stent in an artery. It... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
It is a risk factor: A hypervascular thyroid nodule has an increased risk of being malignant. However, the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign. If it's growing, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Treated differently: Non small cell cancer refers to any lung cancer that is not small cell. Small cell lung cancer is a subset of all lung cancer that is typically very ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Almost immediately: Contrast material, or x-ray dye, is often injected IV in a ct scan to see things better. Some people 'feel' the dye as a warm sensation which lasts d... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
US can miss CA: Ultrasound (us) is good at looking at breast masses and determining if they're cysts or solid. Generally, cysts are nothing to worry about, while sol... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Not sure: Ct with and without xray dye is a good test for some kidney problems. Not sure what you mean by thickening. Ct shows kidney stones, masses, kidney s... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
See a dermatologist: Dermatologists are the most highly trained docs to examine skin lesions and determine if they are suspicious. If suspicious, the doc will do a biopsy... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
No: An abortion, especially in the first trimester leaves no tell-tale signs. No one can tell if you have had an abortion.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Anyone can get clot: If the clot is in the deep vein system it's dvt. Non- occlusive just means there's still some flow in the vein around the clot. Clot is caused by poo... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Radiologist: A radiologist with experience in breast imaging and diagnosis is the best choice if the mass is not palpable (you cannot feel it). The radiologist can... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
It's possible: A miscarriage can be heralded by vaginal bleeding, although the spotting may go away and the baby may develop normally. If spotting continues, your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
NO: Ultrasound is not used to detect colon cancer. Colon cancer screening is done with "fecal occult blood tests" - checking to see if there's blood in t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Radon exposure: Second hand smoke increases risk of lung cancer, as does exposure to radon, which is why radon testing in the home has become so prevalent. Asbestos... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
All increase: Exercise causes an increased demand for blood flow to provide oxygen to the muscles doing the work. This is accomplished by increase in heart rate an... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Sounds normal: The urinary bladder and the gall bladder each fill and empty regularly in normal people every day. The comment on the ultrasound report doesn't indic... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Potentially: You were born with all your eggs already formed - you don't make new ones. Ct scans use ionizing radiation. If your pelvis was included in the scans... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
May not be serious: It depends on several things: how large are they? The larger they are the more concerning. Are they tender? If so, they are probably from infection... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Could be Hashimoto's: Is the gland normal is size or enlarged? If normal-sized, could be hashimoto's. If enlarged it could be grave's disease, both of which are autoimmun... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: By 'kidney stent', do you mean an internal catheter which goes from the kidney to the bladder, or, do you mean a metal stent in the kidney artery to... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Depends on symptoms: Depends on your symptoms. You should start with a thorough history and physical by a qualified, trusted health care professional. If he/she is conce... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Need to know more.: Unless ct shows it's a simple cyst, further testing is needed. If it's solid, it may still be benign. In people without known cancer, most solid les... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: You can usually get a copy of your x-ray on a cd if you ask for it. If you don't ask, you will not generally be given a copy.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Can recur.: Dvt is usually not recurrent. Blood tests can be done to see if you have a "clotting disorder" which predisposes you to make clot. If so, you may nee... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Usually in Radiology: Most thyroid ultrasound studies are done by certified ultrasound technologists in a radiology department either in the hospital or an outpatient facil... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
No: Kidney stones do not affect your gastrointestinal tract function. If you are taking narcotics for painful stones, however, you can expect some degree... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Hard to say.: It depends on how large the lymph nodes are, whether or not they are tender and how long they have been present. Tender, enlarged lymph nodes can be ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Be thankful!: Consider an ultrasound to see if there are other stones hiding in your kidneys and to make sure you don't have hydronephrosis (enlargement of the urin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
They go hand in hand: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ascvd), or "hardening of the arteries" affects all the arteries in the body. It's related to smoking, high ch... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Lower cholesterol/BP: ASCVD (atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease), is the leading cause of death in the developed world. It is related to a sedentary western lifestyle... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: Thyroid nodules can either increase in size, decrease in size or stay the same size over time. A thyroid nodule that decreases in size is likely noth... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Probably not.: Most stones 5mm or smaller will pass. A 7mm stone could pass, but may well not pass on its own. If you have flank pain, you may have an obstructed u... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
NO: Most moles are benign and will never become cancer. They medical name for them is a nevus.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: If ultrasound shows an abnormally enlarged appendix, it's almost always appendicitis. However, the appendix can be hard to find with ultrasound, espe... Read More

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Feb 4, 2013
Excellent IR Doc, Eric does biopsies that no one else can do. Very well respected
Mar 2, 2013
Excellent radiologist Very highly recommended!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for your time and expertise, it is very much appreciated.
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Thank you for your time and expertise, it is very much appreciated.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Graduated 1979MD

Medical/Graduate school

Swarthmore College
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

Pennsylvania Hospital

Residency

Allentown Affiliated Hospitals

Affiliations

Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
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