The Ultrasound Division at Cincinnati Children’s Radiology will soon be starting a new procedure involving bubbles! This procedure involves the use of contrast, which will help characterize non-specific lesions, assess blood flow to tissues and organs, and demonstrate vesicoureteral reflux. › Continue Reading

Coders in our Radiology Department ensure accurate ICD-10 coding (or diagnosis codes) on Radiology claims, as well as secure authorizations for high-tech imaging (Nuclear Medicine, CT and MRI). This can sometimes prove challenging given the constant changes in insurance coverage › Continue Reading

Obesity is a major public health problem, and obesity among children is becoming increasingly common. Obesity can impact multiple body organs and systems and is associated with other diseases such as diabetes. One of the organs that is particularly impacted › Continue Reading

It’s official, a 3T MRI scanner has finally made it to the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department at the Liberty Campus. Our Liberty Campus MRI re-opened in July with 3T imaging services (after being closed for a short time to remove › Continue Reading

There was just so much to learn about Dr. Ethan A. Smith, co-director of  Thoracoabdominal Imaging, in “Get to Know Your Radiologist: Dr. Ethan Smith, Part 1” that we had to add Part 2! Learn about why Dr. Smith came back to Cincinnati › Continue Reading

Dr. Ethan A. Smith is originally from the State of Michigan. He recently became a part of our Radiology Department Faculty last Summer. For some of us in the department, he’s a familiar face; that’s because Dr. Smith was a › Continue Reading

Last week, around a hundred and fifty people attended the 2nd SPR Pediatric Body MRI Course at Cincinnati Children’s. The course was held in the hospital’s Sabin Auditorium, named after Albert Sabin, who is best know for developing the oral polio › Continue Reading

The Radiology Clinical Fellows who we recruit every year are some of the best and brightest. They are also some of the busiest doctors who work in our department. Not only do they have to work in reading and performing cases, but › Continue Reading

September is an exciting month in the Department of Radiology’s Division of Thoracoabdominal Imaging here at Cincinnati Children’s. The second Pediatric Body MRI Course presented by The Society for Pediatric Radiology is coming to town and will be held in › Continue Reading

On this National Day of Service and Remembrance, Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department would like to honor and remember the lives lost and those changed forever. Never Forget, September 11th, 2001.

Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? It’s not just children who are affected by this terrible disease; parents and family members are affected as well. Almost everyone knows of someone that has the disease. Here in › Continue Reading

A new medical textbook entitled Imaging in Pediatrics is being released as a guide for pediatricians and other doctors caring for children. It will be a resource for medical professionals who want to learn more about using basic and advanced › Continue Reading

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. In 1894, it was officially deemed as a federal holiday. The Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department would like › Continue Reading

Nellie, a two-year-old mini Goldendoodle, won this year’s Dogs of Radiology contest and was crowned 2017 Top Dog. She swept the competition with a silly photo of her resting her head next to a glass of wine after what must have been › Continue Reading

Our radiology faculty and staff took a break from their busy schedules to view the recent solar eclipse. Our Radiology coders, faculty and other staff members climbed to the top floor of a nearby parking building to view the event. Lisa Ullman, › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s supplies recycling bins throughout the entire facility and advocates a paperless charting system (EPIC Systems). Now the Radiology Department has partnered up with Mathew 25: Ministries to take this idea of recycling everything to a whole new level. While the department has › Continue Reading

Ultrasound has always been an integral part of patient care at Cincinnati Children’s. Its use of sound waves instead of radiation as well as its portability and cost make it an ideal imaging option for our pediatric patients. Cincinnati Children’s › Continue Reading

When healthcare providers order a radiology study (x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, or nuclear medicine scan), they must provide a clinical indication as a justification for the study before it can be performed. This information is important for radiologists because it allows › Continue Reading

Toys: Inside Out

Toys keep our kids mesmerized and entertained for hours, until they outgrow them or break them, whichever comes first. Our Child Life Specialists use a variety of toys to keep our Radiology patients occupied. Have you ever wondered what makes those toys › Continue Reading

One of the things that I enjoy most about my job here at Cincinnati Children’s is being involved in interdisciplinary conferences. This past year I became involved in our Neuro-oncology Tumor Board, and it has been a tremendous experience for › Continue Reading

Photo: Laura Hanselman with her husband Randy. It is with a mix of sadness and joy that we say goodbye to one of our beloved MRI technologists, Laura Hanselman. Because of the unique and often high-pressure situations that we find ourselves › Continue Reading

Photo: (l-r) Drs. Julie Guerin, Yinan Li, Marie Vasher, Eric Diaz, Cara Morin, Alan Chen, Jaad Ranginwala, David Hunte, Morgan McBee, Mitchell Rees and Brian Coley (Radiologist-in-Chief). Our Radiology Fellowship Program runs for one year, starting on July 1st and › Continue Reading

Photo (above): Audrey Bryant As we’ve seen old friends leave our department, we’ve welcomed new ones also. Last July, two new employees joined our Radiology family. Audrey Bryant graduated from the University of Cincinnati in August 2016 with training in › Continue Reading

Dr. Neil D. Johnson grew up in Australia, where he received his medical training at Melbourne University. He then moved to the University of Rochester Medical Center for his fellowship in radiology, after which he joined our Radiology family at Cincinnati › Continue Reading