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Dr. Kamran Janjua

Radiology
Anchorage, AK
23 years experience male

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ConciergeRadiologist.com

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Radiology

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122 Answers
148 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
You can, but ...: The likelihood of inaccuracy (in this case, a false negative result) is higher owing to the increased density of the breasts during lactation which ca... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Not uncommon at all: This can happen, but usually goes away quickly. Some report feelings of nausea, vomiting, headache, or a sensation of "warmth." please read more h... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Infection: A physician can assess the affected area and perform cultures, if necessary.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Reassessment needed: A follow-up ultrasound scan in 4 weeks should be helpful. Generally it is difficult to assess early pregnancy viability before it has achieved an age... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Yes: Uterine fibroids are a well-known cause of dysfunctional, or abnormal, uterine bleeding.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read/Watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary and demonstration of the actual ct scan procedure: http://www.Conciergerad... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Not likely: Ligaments have poor vascular supply, so the likelihood of complete healing after an injury is low. The acl tear could scar somewhat, but injury to th... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read/watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary of info on MRI in general: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-scan.Ht... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Uniform: The tissue appears uniform on ultrasound, usually meaning it is the same composition. Read more about how ultrasound works here: http://www.Concierge... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends on imaging: An answer to that question can only be determined by reviewing the actual images (staging requires visualizing at least the abdomen and pelvis). An a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about ct scans with contrast and what they show, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-with-contrast.Html.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
No, but: Large benign brain tumors tend to "push" (displace) and "squash" (compress) the brain, while large "bad" (malignant) tumors tend to "eat" (replace) br... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Discuss your case: An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next few weeks if you want a detailed overview of your case with your direct input a... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about imaging and radiation, see: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Wait a minute: A ct scan of the abdomen may not visualize all of the colon (by it's very nature), but a ct abdomen and pelvis would. Enteric (oral) contrast will he... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about medical imaging and radiation risk, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Need more info: There are many potential causes for that condition, and the modality of the study is not clear (what is usg? Is that supposed to be us?). Soon patien... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read/Watch more here: It is unclear exactly what you are asking without seeing the images. Please see whether this article (and it's related articles) can help you refine ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Free fluid: Morrison's pouch is the likeliest point within the abdomen for fluid collection since it is the most dependent point within the abdomen. Please see c... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more here: Please see these two articles for a more in-depth differentiation of the two: mri: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-scan.Html ct: http... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Not perfect but ...: Please see http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-with-contrast.Html. Scroll down to the image of the MRI lumbar spine. The "bright" tissue surroun... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about imaging and radiation, see: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local dermatologist so potentially serious causes can be assessed and eliminated.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Believe in yourself: Start by recognizing that you have the power to change the world, and realize that the world needs you. Now.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Moderation is key: Too much of anything is not good.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more here: Please see these articles (and its related articles) for a good summary, pictures, and videos on MRI preparation and safety: http://www.Conciergera... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Usually yes: People who are overweight and who develop type 2 diabetes frequently can "cure" themselves by returning to a healthy body weight.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends on imaging: The best way to narrow potential causes would be to re-review the imaging. An abdomen/pelvis ct can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com i... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local physician. He or she can better assess the situation with an eyes-on approach.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Not well: A contrast enhanced exam is necessary to assess the coronary arteries in a meaningful way in young patients. Cardiologists use contrast for catheteri... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about MRI preparation and safety, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-safety.Html you can learn more about th... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends on imaging: The nodule characteristics matter most, and that can only be determined by reviewing the actual images. A chest ct can be submitted to http://concier... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Degenerative disc or: Facet disease in the lumbar spine are very common sources of low back pain that can be assessed by MRI scan. Please see more about MRI scans here: ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Need more info: There are many potential causes for that condition, and you did not specify the type of surgery nor the distribution of the neuropathy.
A member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary of info on mri: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-scan.Html for m... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Need context: "hyperintense" means "bright" signal on either t1 or t2 (more likely) weighted sequences. These mean different things, and thus more info is needed.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Second opinion: Is a good idea. An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next few weeks for reevaluation. One picture is not enough - the w... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about MRI scans and pregnancy, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-safety.Html you can see an MRI image of a ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Second opinion: Is a good idea. An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next month for reevaluation. One picture is not enough - the whole... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
It is time: To see a doctor, preferably an orthopedic surgeon, to figure out what you've got going on.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
I don't know: But it has worked for chuck berry for all of these years.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local physician so potentially serious causes can be assessed and eliminated.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Not a concern: There is essentially no appreciable gonadal radiation dose from a single chest x-ray. To learn more about radiation exposure please visit: http://... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
No: Mri cannot directly visualize the eustachian tube in high detail - it is usually a thin collapsed line on the exam across several slices. Mri can off... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read/Watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary and demonstration of the actual pet scan procedure: http://www.Conciergera... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more about it: The data have shown that mammography saves lives but that the surveillance does result in a fairly large percentage of biopsies for benign conditions,... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local physician so potentially serious causes can be assessed and eliminated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Mammography: Is the current standard for early detection of breast cancer. You can read more about it here (and on related pages): http://www.Conciergeradiolog... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Discuss your case: An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next few weeks if you want a detailed overview of your case with your direct input a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Like an x-ray: It's like a simple x-ray - you lie in a small, partially enclosed space while the exam is performed. Sorry, i don't have pics or video for this one!

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Apr 27, 2013
Dr. Janjua is well trained at UTMB with further specialized training. He was a medical student on our neurosurgery service. He provides thoughtful and careful answers fro our Healthtap questions.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Janjua is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Janjua is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Liver, thyroid and ovary adenomas get diff reads in SC than Boston even with comparing studies . 2nd opinion will have to happen! Thank you!
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Thank you so much for your replies. I attempted to ask you a private question however HealthTap seemed to have an issue processing my card!
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Do you come back to a place cartilage normal after exercise and weight loss ... and thank you...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL & CLINICS

Awards

Consumers Research Council - America's Top Radiologists
Resident Teacher of the Year
UTMB Academic Achievement Scholarship
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