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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. Baron

Christopher M. BaronMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Kimberly C. Brennan

Kimberly C. BrennanMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Radiology
Gabriella L. Crane

Gabriella L. CraneMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Radiology
Elton B. Greene

Elton B. GreeneMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Radiology
Melissa A. Hilmes

Melissa A. HilmesMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Radiology

Why Choose Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging at Vanderbilt

  • health, heart, badge, Veterans care, community support
    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.” 

  • family, parents, child, Patient-centered care, healthcare
    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. 

  • medical chart, clipboard, cross, Knowledge and experience
    Experienced care

    Our pediatric radiologists, nurses and technologists perform and interpret about 125,000 pediatric imaging exams each year.

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    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.

  • rocket, missile, Highly skilled team
    Advanced training

    Our pediatric radiologists have received advanced training to provide diagnostic imaging to infants, children and adolescents, leading to greater accuracy in diagnoses.

  • medical research, flask, Innovative techniques
    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

Sarah Beth Gray, a Child Life Specialist in Radiology at Children's Hospital, recently received the Child Life Specialist of the Year award from Delta Air Lines.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range diagnostic imaging, including:


2200 Children's Way, 1st Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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2102 West Northfield Boulevard
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Nashville, TN 37204
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