What Makes Us Different

In November of 2019, I once again had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with the Colorectal Surgical Team from here at Cincinnati Children’s. My role was to perform ultrasound, x-ray, and contrast radiology procedures on patients who have abnormalities of the large › Continue Reading

AI Technology

We live in an exciting time of technological advances. One such advance is the rapid development of computer power. For example, modern computer speed and advanced software have allowed the development of intricate computer programs that allow cars to drive › Continue Reading

When I was in medical school, I remember learning about different illnesses and how to treat them. However, I learned, or better to say, I knew very little compared to what I know now about fetal imaging and things that › Continue Reading

On June 1, Interventional Radiology (IR) said goodbye to one of its senior technologists. Sue Helmes has been a part of the Cincinnati Children’s family for over 28 years.  Sue’s departure will leave a void in the IR team’s heart. › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Beth M. Kline-Fath for receiving the SPR 2020 Presidential Recognition Award! Dr. Kline-Fath began the fetal imaging program at Cincinnati Children’s. As Section Chief of Fetal Imaging, she has trained many other physicians, presented internationally and nationally, › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department’s Dr. Alan Oestreich for receiving the SPR 2020 SINGLETON-TAYBI AWARD! “The Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) is a professional membership association with just under 2,000 members. The members conduct an annual scientific meeting, weekend topics › Continue Reading

Recently, the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s launched a new feature for patients in MyChart, our electronic medical record patient portal. Now you can view all of your child’s radiology images by clicking a link in the radiology report. The images › Continue Reading

The first week of March 2020, before everyone got to know the term “social distancing,” was a happy time in our Radiology Department. In fact, the rest of the hospital, including Radiology, was celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day. The hospital and › Continue Reading

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Dillman, one of our Radiology faculty, for being elected to the AIUM Board of Governors! AIUM Elects New Leaders “Members of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) have elected a new slate of leaders › Continue Reading

From Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! In the Greek language, there are several words for LOVE: Eros (romantic), Philia (authentic friendship), Ludus (playful love), Agápe (universal love), Pragma (long-standing love) and Philautia › Continue Reading

Neil D. Johnson, MD, is an interventional radiologist for the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s. Dr. Johnson, former medical director of the Vascular Access Team, was awarded the Janet Pettit Scholar in Neonatal and/or Pediatric Vascular › Continue Reading

Keith J. Strauss, our Radiology Department medical physicist, has been working in our department for over five years. He has been instrumental in reducing the radiation doses in x-ray images without sacrificing diagnostic image quality for the radiologists. In this › Continue Reading

Our Hybrid OR (operating room) is a collaboration between Radiology’s Dr. John Racadio, Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Daniel von Allmen, and PHILIPS Medical Imaging. The team has been working together for several years to create their vision of a procedural room, incorporating › Continue Reading

The Ultrasound Devision is a little quieter these days as everyone adjusts to Janet Adams’ retirement. Janet has been a valuable asset to the department for almost 30 years! Many of her co-workers referred to her as the “Head Master” › Continue Reading

2019 Year Wrap-Up

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a joyous holiday season. Let’s take a look back at our year in Radiology: As usual, we hired a lot of new employees in our Radiology Department. New Reading Room assistants, technologists, registered › Continue Reading

Happy New Year 2020!

From the Radiology Department of Cincinnati Children’s, wishing you and your family health, happiness, and prosperity in the new year.

Cincinnati Children’s has a wealth of knowledge and experience, especially when it comes to medical education. Technology and social media platforms in particular provide a valuable avenue to share this wealth amongst the medical community, patients, and families. The main › Continue Reading

We’re sending Thanksgiving wishes to you and your family from the Department of Radiology. May your home be filled with laughter and happiness!

Featured Photo: Adopt-a-Family Group, (lf-rt) Susan N Smith, Cathy Wieland, Heidi Gardner, Julie Young, Janice Steiner, Molly Dirr and Liz Newman. Not photographed Billie Howard and Kristi Baker. Each year, the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s “adopts” a family › Continue Reading

Last week our Radiology Department celebrated its annual Radiology Week, not only for our technologists, who do a great job every day, but for everyone else in our department. The whole week was a celebration of the hard work and the › Continue Reading

Two events in the news remind me of the connection to those who have served in the armed forces during peacetime and war. The first is the one-hundred-year commemoration of World War I and the second is the fall of the › Continue Reading

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is doing a lot of great things for our region (which includes adjacent counties in Indiana and Kentucky, not just the Ohio counties around Cincinnati), and is an important partner for Cincinnati Children’s as › Continue Reading

Recently Dr. John Racadio (Interventional Radiology) and Dr. Dan von Allmen (Surgery) were asked to record a podcast on Backtable.com where they described the collaborative approach by Cincinnati Children’s pediatric interventional radiologists (IR) and surgeons working together to share expertise › Continue Reading

Did you know that the majority of our CT technologists started at Cincinnati Children’s as x-ray technologists? Ten out of 14 to be exact! In the Radiology Department, we have always been firm believers of growing from within whenever possible. › Continue Reading

Congratulations to the entire IRC team for coming out to rock your ride and support heart health and stroke awareness! Last Thursday night’s CycleNation fundraising event was for helping our community take control of brain and heart health.  Contributions by › Continue Reading