Coming to the hospital for an imaging exam can be a scary experience for a child. It can also be overwhelming for parents and family members who may not know what to expect. Our imaging team does everything possible to make the journey through our department a …Continue reading →
You may have noticed increased public awareness of radiation risks and efforts to reduce radiation exposure in medical imaging — especially in children.
As a pediatric radiologist, it is my responsibility to consider the risks and benefits of all imaging tests and keep the radiation dose as low as possible for each patient. I take this responsibility seriously and ask myself each day, “How would I tailor the test if this child was …Continue reading →
I am a radiologist and a mother of three. Over the years I have been asked, “Does a teen belong at a children’s hospital?” My answer is always yes. Not only because of the training we receive as pediatric radiologists, but also because of the special care, gentle imaging and teen focus that pediatric hospitals offer.
Your teenager may look like a young adult, but his or her illness or injury and medical care requires the highly specialized care of a doctor …Continue reading →