Interventional radiologists use imaging such as x-rays, CT scanning, MRI scanning and Ultrasound to guide needles and catheters (thin tubes) while performing minimally invasive procedures such as biopsies, angiograms, tumor ablations, and injections of medications or contrast.  Augmented reality is a › Continue Reading

Hello, everyone! My name is Ashton Lace Wilbur and I am very excited about beginning my career at Cincinnati Children’s. I am originally from Wellston, Ohio, but currently live in New Boston, Ohio. I have recently graduated from Shawnee State › Continue Reading

Earlier this month, Dr. Janet L. Strife passed away peacefully in Boulder, Colorado. She served as Radiologist-in-Chief at Cincinnati Children’s from 1992-2002. Her passion was to support, educate and promote young radiologists, especially women, as they trained to become pediatric › Continue Reading

Our medical writer, Gail Pyne-Geithman, knows a thing or two about the benefits of music in the workplace. Before joining Radiology in fall 2014, Gail and a colleague at the University of Cincinnati designed and implemented a senior-level course marrying › Continue Reading

Today we praise the men and women who sacrificed their lives in the name of our country. Their selfless devotion, outstanding courage, and honor should inspire us to make their sacrifice meaningful. -Department of Radioloy

My wife Krista and I knew early on that we wanted to be parents. While becoming a new dad has been one of the greatest joys and challenges of my life, I didn’t expect it to make me a better › Continue Reading

Dr. Janet L. Strife passed away Wednesday, May 8 in Boulder, Colorado, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Strife spent her entire professional career (along with her nephrologist husband, Dr. Fred Strife) from 1978 to 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s, including › Continue Reading

What do x-rays of flowers look like?  We wanted to find out, so we brought a bouquet of flowers into our Radiology Department. Our bouquet contained sunflowers, lilies, and snapdragons. We took individual x-rays of each type of flower to see › Continue Reading

There is a new face over in the Kasota Building. John Love is the new financial analyst. John came to Radiology from finance, overseeing Outpatient Services. Hello! I am John Love, I’m a Cincinnati native who graduated from St. Xavier › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. This is especially › Continue Reading

Today we visit the Radiography Division where x-rays are taken. X-rays show the bones, fluids and air in the body. They are also good for looking at foreign objects in or on the body. Our tour guide and technologist, Kylie › Continue Reading

‘What is a D.O.?’

Occasionally, you may find that your physician has a D.O. rather than an M.D. after his or her name (as I do), which often prompts the question, “What is a D.O.?” D.O. stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, which is › Continue Reading

The Reading Room assistants have gained a new member! Please welcome Devan Hayes to our Radiology Department. Hello everyone! My name is Devan Hayes – I am very excited to start my career in Radiology as the new Reading Room › Continue Reading

Today we conclude our Patient Experience Week 2019, which we also discussed in our last blog article (You are a Patient Experience Star). These past several days, our Radiology employees were challenged with activities that helped them connect with patients › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week is an annual event, initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across the nation take added time to › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. One of my › Continue Reading

In November of 2018, I once again had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with the Colorectal Surgical Team from Cincinnati Children’s. My role was to perform ultrasound, x-ray, and contrast radiology procedures on patients who have abnormalities of the › Continue Reading

This is the first video of a new series we’ve created. It’s a fun and fast-paced informal interview of our Radiology staff. Questions are centered on the most common ones our staff are asked about. This time we visited Nuclear › Continue Reading

Is the pediatrician concerned that your baby’s head is misshapen? If so, the doctor might order a head CT to evaluate the cranial sutures to make sure that they have not closed prematurely. A baby’s head can also become misshapen › Continue Reading

Reds Opening Day in Cincinnati is a tradition of starting the baseball season. It’s quite a big event around here. We Cincinnatians celebrate it by having a parade in downtown Cincinnati. A lot of people take the day off just › Continue Reading

Everyone please take a moment to congratulate our recent Safety Award Winner David Carter! David is a Radiography Technologist at our Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus. David received 7 (yes 7) safety related Above and Beyond awards. Not only does David help › Continue Reading

A few weeks ago, one of our Radiology blog authors, Janet Adams, wrote an article on the necessity of using Ultrasound Gel in exams. As an accompaniment to the article, the video below is a good visual demonstration of what an › Continue Reading

Welcome, Katy Willen!

Katy Willen is our new Interventional Radiology nurse. Katy was born in Park Hills in Northern KY. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy. She is a very devoted University of Kentucky (UK) basketball fan. Her mom is a nurse and has › Continue Reading

We have a new nurse joining our Anesthesia Imaging team. Please welcome Natalie Dorsey to our Radiology family! Below is her bio, in her own words: Hi! My name is Natalie and I am a new RN to Anesthesia Imaging. › Continue Reading

Hernias in kids?

Many of us may not realize that a fetus or newborn baby can have a hernia. We tend to think of a hernia as a teenage or adult problem, but there are many types of hernias. A hernia is a › Continue Reading