Tag "Radiologist"

Dr. Arthur Meyers was a former Radiology Pediatric Clinical Fellow in our department from 2010 to 2011. He loved working here at Cincinnati Children’s so much as a fellow that when the opportune time came, he accepted a faculty position › Continue Reading

When a sick child presents to a clinic or emergency department, the doctors and nurses begin collecting information about the patient to formulate a differential diagnosis, which is a list of reasonable possibilities for what could be causing the patient’s › Continue Reading

Radiologists  have traditionally been behind-the-scenes doctors who interpret imaging studies (x-ray, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy) ordered by other doctors. However, radiologists have increasingly become more directly involved with patients in an effort to provide the best care › Continue Reading

Dr. John M. Racadio has been practicing Interventional Radiology (IR) for 14 years and has been the division chief of Interventional Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s for the past 11 years. He is also the director of the Interventional Radiology Research Lab, › Continue Reading

Have you ever wondered how radiologists stay up to date on the newest imaging techniques to help diagnose your child’s problem? As noted in recent blogs, radiologists at Cincinnati Children’s not only interpret your child’s images and treat some conditions, › Continue Reading

The Doctor Is In!

Cincinnati Children’s Department of Radiology performs studies for hundreds of children each day. While many of these are children in our hospital, there are many more who are coming to us from their doctor’s offices. Children and their families typically receive the results of › Continue Reading

Why are MRI scans so loud? To answer this question, we must first review a few basic facts you may or may not know about MRI. For starters, your typical MRI is something called a superconducting magnet and it is › Continue Reading

Here is an interesting thought to ponder. What is your brain doing when you are not doing anything or performing a mindless task, like when you let your mind wander while listening to a monotonous lecture or are sitting in traffic? › Continue Reading

I, like many men and women in today’s world, had put off becoming a parent year after year so as not to compromise the years of education and training that I was lucky enough to be able to pursue. And › Continue Reading

The Reading Room is dimly lit. Since our radiologists are looking on images on the computer, the background light can make it harder to see. Think about when you are watching a movie in a movie theater. You can see › Continue Reading

In 2013, Dr. Marilyn Goske, a pediatric radiologist within the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s and the chairperson of the Image Gently Alliance, negotiated a contract between the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food and › Continue Reading

Image: Ultrasound obtained behind the knee of a young child with a soft bump shows a round cyst (white arrow) with a “tail” (yellow arrow) extending deep toward the joint between the muscles. This is a typical appearance and location for › Continue Reading

Recently radiologists from Cincinnati Children’s and all over the world gathered for a conference where many lectures were given, research findings were presented, and doctors played with Legos. That’s right–Legos, those small, colorful bricks that children (and adults) use to build › Continue Reading

Every five years, the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the European Society of Paediatric Radiology hold a joint congress, the International Pediatric Radiology Congress, alternating between North America and Europe.  This year, the IPR was held two weeks ago in › Continue Reading

Prenatal Imaging for Babies with Bladder Obstruction When you enter the doors of Cincinnati Children’s, you expect to see children—from newborn babies to young adults. Look a little closer and you will see pregnant mothers coming for imaging of their › Continue Reading

As you might expect, peak sports season during the school year also means one of the busiest times for radiology. Between fractures, contusions, and concussions, we remain very active all season long. To add to the hectic situation, one of the › Continue Reading

When nuclear medicine studies are performed, a small amount of a radioactive medicine is given to your child or teenager. A special, extremely sensitive camera is used to take pictures of the parts of the body that are needed, or › Continue Reading

Here at Cincinnati Children’s, we are privileged to take part in the care of patients from all over the country and the world. To make sure we provide the best care possible, we have multiple methods to allow your child’s › Continue Reading

Get-to-Know: Kenwood

MRI is available at Cincinnati Children’s Kenwood location on Montgomery Road. Kenwood MRI offers you and your child the same outstanding service as our Burnet Campus, yet is closer to home. The location offers stress-free and convenient parking, easier navigation through the › Continue Reading

Doctors can have a hard time evaluating the pelvis. This is because its internal structures are deep and difficult to fully examine. When children have pain or other symptoms in the pelvis, doctors will often ask radiologists to help them figure out what is causing › Continue Reading

Hello, my name is Michael Nasser, M.D. I am one of the pediatric radiologists who covers the overnight shift at Cincinnati Children’s. I’m also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Radiology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. This shift › Continue Reading

My name is Fallon Cook and I’ve worked in the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s for the past eleven years. My job description has changed over time, but currently I’am a reading room assistant. This means I assist the radiologists with calling stat reports, obtain › Continue Reading

I have now been a radiology fellow at Cincinnati Children’s for six months. It’s been an incredible training experience so far, and I’ve had the privilege of working with an amazing group of people. A number of attributes make this department great, but the › Continue Reading

My name is John Roebel and I am one of the new pediatric radiology fellows. For me, coming to Cincinnati Children’s is an opportunity to return home. I was born and raised here, growing up on the west side of › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s is home to physicians of many different specialties. Very often, a visit with a specialist is accompanied by imaging, such as  MRI or CT. On the day of your child’s imaging study, you meet many people, including front desk personnel, › Continue Reading