Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging
Specializing in pediatric radiology
When it comes to diagnostic imaging, children need extra safeguards and care. Our team of imaging experts at Monroe Carell has the experience and training to keep your child safe while providing accurate medical images. Through our work to care for your child, we want you and your referring doctor to feel sure that you're getting the best possible service from us.
Meet Your Care Team
Christopher M. BaronMD
- Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Why Choose Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging at Vanderbilt
- Responsible care
We support the Image Gently Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, dedicated to raising awareness of lower radiation doses in imaging for children's health care. Monroe Carell also supports and practices the radiation safety principle of ALARA, which stands for “as low as reasonably achievable.”
- Child-centered care
Our Patient Awake While Scanned (PAWS) MRI testing helps children complete scans without sedation. Certified Child Life Specialists guide you and your child through the MRI process using individualized preparation and support.
- Experienced care
Our pediatric radiologists, nurses and technologists perform and interpret about 125,000 pediatric imaging exams each year.
- Recognized care
Monroe Carell is certified in every available area of CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the gold standard for any imaging department.
- Advanced training
Our pediatric radiologists have received advanced training to provide diagnostic imaging to infants, children and adolescents, leading to greater accuracy in diagnoses.
- Advanced technology
We use the latest technology to offer clear, more detailed images to your doctor as quickly as possible.
Child Life Specialist of the Year: Sarah Beth Gray
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range diagnostic imaging, including:
- Fluoroscopic exam
- Interventional procedures