Dr. Alexander B Simonetta MD Radiologist

Dr. Alexander Simonetta is a radiologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Scott and White Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 55 doctors at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 32 at Scott and White Memorial Hospital who specialize in Radiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Radiologist: Neuroradiology

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency, Radiology, 1992 - 1996

Wake Forest University
Fellowship, Neuroradiology, 1996 - 1998

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Radiology
Certified in Diagnostic Radiology

American Board of Radiology
Certified in Neuroradiology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Brain magnetic resonance imaging at 3 Tesla using BLADE compared with standard rectilinear data sampling.
Wintersperger, B.J., Runge, V.M., Biswas, J., Nelson, C.B., Stemmer, A., Simonetta, A.B., Reiser, M.F., Naul, L.G., Schoenberg, S.O.

T1-weighted imaging of the brain at 3 tesla using a 2-dimensional spoiled gradient echo technique.
Runge, V.M., Patel, M.C., Baumann, S.S., Simonetta, A.B., Ponzo, J.A., Lesley, W.S., Calderwood, G.W., Naul, L.G.

Methotrexate-induced toxic leukoencephalopathy.
Gowan, G.M., Herrington, J.D., Simonetta, A.B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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