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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Aetna

Doctors in Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

View all physicians that belong to Advanced Diagnostic Imaging.

Ratings & Comments

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The Overall Average Patient Rating of Advanced Diagnostic Imaging when asked is excellent. Advanced Diagnostic Imaging has been reviewed by 42 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Advanced Diagnostic Imaging as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiologists, also known as vascular radiologists, use minimally-invasive imaging techniques to diagnose conditions in your organs and blood vessels. For example, if you need an angiography (an x-ray of the arteries) to diagnose a blockage in your blood vessels, your doctor will refer you to an interventional radiologist. They can, if needed, perform an angioplasty to open up the blocked passage.
    They’re also trained to perform needle biopsies, insert stents, treat varicose veins and obstructions of the urinary tract (possibly due to kidney stones) and can help with dangerous postpartum bleeding. They treat various types of fibroids and embolization, which is a clot, air bubble or other blockage in the bloodstream. While the types of imaging procedures they perform are more invasive than x-rays done to identify broken bones, pain levels and recovery time are usually minimal.

  • Neuroradiology

    Neuroradiologists focus specifically on diagnosing conditions related to the nervous system, spine, head and neck through radiology. They can identify abnormalities in these areas and help doctors properly diagnose the presence of tumors, aneurysms and even dementia.
    It’s also common for them to consult with patients with persistent headaches or back pains, trauma to a certain area, or any issue that can affect brain function, such as a stroke. Like any radiologist, they are trained to perform x-rays, cat scans, ultrasounds and MRIs, but they work closely with neurologists and neurosurgeons.

  • Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear medicine specialists are doctors who have extensive training in the use of nuclear substances, like radiation, to diagnose and treat certain illnesses.
    These specialists perform diagnostic tests in which a small amount of a radioactive substance is injected into a vein, inhaled or taken orally by the patient. The radioactive substance then enables the nuclear medicine specialist to use a scanner to detect the radiation level in the part of the body being examined in order to create an image of it with a computer. The images tell the physician whether there are abnormal changes in metabolism which indicate whether a disease or injury is present. These tests are often used to detect cancer.
    In addition to detecting cancer, substances like radioactive iodine can be either injected into the blood stream or taken orally to fight cancer and other diseases. After being ingested, the substance is absorbed by the thyroid gland and abnormal thyroid tissues are destroyed.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Sanford School Of Medicine The University Of South Dakota
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine
  • New York Medical College
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.