In 2007, I was appointed the first Cincinnati Children’s Medical Director of Vascular Access. Vascular access refers to the processes and procedures required to gain and maintain safe intravenous access for patients so that medications and other important infusions can › Continue Reading

When I have a tough problem I usually talk it out with the Wise Old Professor of Radiology (WORP). “WOPR,” I said,“another article came out saying that there is a risk of cancer from getting a CT scan. No one › Continue Reading

It took two months of renovations, but our Radiology Large Conference Room is finally done. Our main task was to relocate and reschedule all of the weekly meetings in the room. This was not an easy task, since the temporary › Continue Reading

Two new employees joined our Radiology Department team this past summer. Welcome to Michael Giordano and Jaylynn Hill! Michael’s brother is already working in the department while Jaylynn has come over from our IRC Department. Michael Giordano Michael’s brother Richard works in our Administrative Division › Continue Reading

Ever wonder how a child grows from infancy to full adult size? Lots of intricate things occur to signal and mold that process, many of which involve skeletal growth. In order for bones to be healthy and grow normally, there › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services, how we › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the fourth part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services, how we are using › Continue Reading

Q: What is the name of the new MRI location and where is it located? A: The official name is Erkenbrecher MRI and it is located at: 3404 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229. This location is on the corner of Burnet › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the third part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services and how we › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the second part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous post described why the construction may impact our MRI › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the first part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. This post describes why the construction may impact our services. The › Continue Reading

Commonly referred to as malrotation, intestinal malrotation is a condition present at birth. It is caused by abnormal development of the baby’s intestine before he or she is born. While in normal development there is a clockwise rotation of the small › Continue Reading

Finding an abnormality of a baby in pregnancy is scary and overwhelming. At Cincinnati Children’s, we have a Fetal Care Center that specializes in treating fetuses and supporting families with babies who are affected by a disease process before birth. › Continue Reading

The winner of the quarterly Radiology Safety Award is one of our safety coaches at Liberty Campus – Billie Howard! Billie was recently surprised with the award and was given a beautiful plaque and a bag of her favorite candy. Billie is › Continue Reading

One of my favorite aspects of working at Cincinnati Children’s is being surrounded by colleagues who are always ready and willing to give a second opinion. As a radiologist reading exams in the reading room, I often come across cases › Continue Reading

This is a continuation of this week’s earlier post profiling new employees to our Radiology Department as well as employees that work alongside our department, such as Anesthesia Imaging. Here are two more new employees! Caitlin Case “Hello again, I’m back! › Continue Reading

Come and meet some of our new Cincinnati Children’s Radiology staff members! Kathryn (Kate) Linnemann “Hi! I am from London, Ohio, which is a small town about thirty minutes west of Columbus. I moved to the big city to go to nursing school at Xavier. Go Muskies! › Continue Reading

At the same time as the US News announced that Cincinnati Children’s has moved up in ranking to #2, our Liberty campus also announced a #2 – the opening of the second MRI scanner on the campus. The second scanner › Continue Reading

Every other month we are blessed with a canine visiter to our Department of Radiology, and every time, our people smile when they come. This time the dog’s name is Porsche and her handler’s name is Anita Eisthen. Porsche visited the › Continue Reading

For the past month and a half, our Radiology Large Conference Room has been going through a major construction renovation. Not only does the Department of Radiology use the room, but the Emergency Department does as well. During times of crisis, such › Continue Reading

Our Radiology Department is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant awarded by the Co-Operative Society of Cincinnati Children’s. The funds will be used to update the iPad program that has directly improved patient care and decreased the need for › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has its own medical library called the Edward l. Pratt Library. It houses an extensive library collection of pediatric material to aid researchers and clinicians. In order to retain our history of treatments of rare and complex conditions, › Continue Reading

Sadao “Sid” Kunimura’s career began in 1954 at Cincinnati Children’s rising to chief radiologic technologist. His position was later held by Gary Henry, Janet Beerman and currently by Todd Lehkamp. During his career Sid made many life long friends in › Continue Reading

Currently we have ten Clinical Radiology fellows. One fellow recently arrived in July, one will be extending his fellowship training for another year, and one will only be extending his fellowship stay for just six months. Dr. Valeria Onofrj joined › Continue Reading

As some of you may know, come August 1, I will be retiring from the Department of Radiology’s Imaging Research Center (IRC). I started working part-time 27 some years ago when there were fewer people working at Cincinnati Children’s than › Continue Reading