Hi, my name is Chelsea Franklin and I work in the Radiography/Fluoroscopy Division of our Radiology Department. I married my high school sweetheart and we have two lovely children together, a boy named Tanner who is 6 and a little girl › Continue Reading

Photo: Joanne Dalton, in the middle of anesthesia nurses group, wearing a tiara. Cincinnati Children’s is saying goodbye to two of own, who are moving on to pursue other career opportunities. Joanne Dalton has held several positions during her tenure with us. She › Continue Reading

He holds the titles of Associate Professor of Radiology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Chief, Clinical Operations and Radiology Informatics; Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics – got all that? You must be wondering who on earth that could be. › Continue Reading

When he was younger, my older brother had a small plastic gun that shot shiny round BB pellets. One day he told my mom that a bunch of his BB’s were missing. Sure enough, the case of the missing BB › Continue Reading

Sarhea is my 9-year-old daughter. She has cystic fibrosis and occasionally has to get different studies done in our Department of Radiology. The most recent was an MRI exam used to look at her liver. She wanted to write a › Continue Reading

The pancreas has two major jobs: one is to produce insulin, which helps control blood sugar, while the other is to produce fluid that helps digest food. Diseases that affect the pancreas can disrupt one or both of these functions. › Continue Reading

In early November of 2016, Steve Kraus, MD, the Division Chief of Fluoroscopy, traveled with two surgeons, an anesthesiologist, a nurse anesthetist, two operating room scrub nurses, a circulating nurse, and three floor nurses from Cincinnati Children’s Colorectal Center on a surgical mission trip to › Continue Reading

When a girl is born with an anorectal malformation, she can sometimes have anomalies of her vagina, uterus, ovaries, kidneys or bladder. We’ll be focusing on vaginal anomalies, including imperforate hymen, partial agenesis of the vagina and complete agenesis of the › Continue Reading

Kayla Beck is a new addition to the Reading Room assistants in our Radiology Department. She completed her Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) Certification in 2015 and is working on continuing her education in the medical field. Kayla has wanted to work for › Continue Reading

March Fractures

Featured Image: T2 image lateral view shows the bright signal and dark fracture line stress fracture (arrow) With spring and warmer weather right around the corner, sports seasons change and children’s physical activity levels may increase. Bones constantly repair and › Continue Reading

“Why does my child need an MRI in addition to his PET/CT?” “Why does my child need a CT in addition to her PET/CT?” These are questions we are asked frequently by caregivers and patients who are being imaged after a diagnosis › Continue Reading

This is the conclusion to Dr. Steven Kraus’s video interview. In this portion of the interview, Dr. Kraus talks about why he loves the holidays and what made him decide to become a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s. Related Video: Get To Know › Continue Reading

Thanks for joining us again for another Get To Know Your Radiologist video. Today you will meet Dr. Steven Kraus, the division chief of Radiology and Fluoroscopy. His special areas of clinical interest are genitourinary and gastrointestinal imaging in children. He › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is the only hospital in the United States to have a magnetic resonance (MR) unit in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We feel this was important since babies are fragile, have trouble maintaining normal temperature, and do not handle › Continue Reading

Photo: Becky Imbus (left) and Lauren Kirgis (right). It takes a lot of different people to make research happen at Cincinnati Children’s. One type of research professional is the clinical research coordinator, or CRC. The Radiology Department’s CRCs are located in our Imaging Research › Continue Reading

Here at Cincinnati Children’s, we are committed to constantly keeping each one of our patients’ thoughts, feelings, and experiences in the forefront of everything we do. This ranges from how we decorate the departments to which technologies we invest effort into › Continue Reading

What Do You Love?

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year we are celebrating by walking around our Radiology Department and asking our staff, patients, and families, “What do you LOVE?”. Watch our video below to find out.

Featured Image: Large amount of echogenic debris within the urinary bladder compatible with history of urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are a common problem in children. According to the American Urological Association, pediatric urinary tract infections account for more › Continue Reading

In an attempt to continually better ourselves and our services, Cincinnati Children’s is constantly pushing to change the outcome. In our MRI department this means updating our intraoperative MRI scanner, located within one of our operating rooms. As of January 2017, the outdated › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Becci Pryor CRA, RT(R) on winning the Safety Award! This quarter we had a three-way tie. Safety coaches and managers voted, and Becci was chosen as the winner. The Safety Award is given each quarter to the Radiology › Continue Reading

I am the chair of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Quality Assurance Committee for Radiation Generating Equipment–lots of words that mean that I am the Radiology Department’s go-to person for questions about radiation risk and radiation protection. Every year, and often › Continue Reading

The Radiography and Fluoroscopy Divisions has gained a new member! Say hello to Alysha Thompson. Her friends call her “Lish” and her hometown is Cleveland, Ohio. Lish recently graduated from Xavier University. She completed her Associate’s Degree in Radiology and Bachelor’s › Continue Reading

We’re really excited about our new video series, Get To Know Your Radiologist, which will introduce you to our Radiology Department faculty members. You’ll have the opportunity to watch fun and informative interviews hosted by Sparkle Torruella, a new addition to our radiology blog group. › Continue Reading

Here in the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, we have a dedicated staff of professionals (called Medical Informaticists) whose day-to-day tasks involve maintaining the computer information systems that are used for capturing, viewing, analyzing, and storing your child’s medical images. Here are a › Continue Reading

Dr. George Koberlein is a new addition to our Radiology family, but he’s no stranger to our department. It’s more of a homecoming for him because Dr. Koberlein was a 2014 radiology pediatric clinical fellow. Upon completion of his fellowship, › Continue Reading