Dr. Nabili received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), majoring in chemistry and biochemistry. He then completed his graduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His graduate training included a specialized fellowship in public health where his research focused on environmental health and health-care delivery and management.
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
broken ribs or arm bones
(irregularity in the structure and shape of any of the ribs or the humerus
bone of the arm);
broken vertebrae or vertebral fractures;
lung cancer or other
lung masses (irregular and abnormal shadow on the lung fields);
cavities in the lungs or cavitary lung lesions (tuberculosis,
abnormal presence of air between the chest wall and the lung creating a
distinct black shadow (darker than the lung fields) between the border of the
lung tissue and the inside border of the chest wall (pneumothorax);
(protrusion of the upper portion of the stomach into the chest cavity); and
(dilated aorta - a widening of the midline of the chest overlying the vertebral
These are some of the common abnormal findings that can be seen on chest
X-ray test. There are many other less common abnormalities that can be detected
on chest X-ray tests.