Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging
Specializing in pediatric radiology
When it comes to diagnostic imaging, children's needs differ from adults’. They need extra safeguards and care. Our team has the experience and training to keep your child safe while providing accurate medical images. Our goal is to exceed families’ and referring physicians’ expectations with our imaging and interpretation.
Meet Your Care Team
- 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 the imaging of children. Children's Hospital also supports and practices the radiation safety principle of ALARA, an acronym for “as low as reasonably achievable.”
- Experienced care
Our pediatric radiologists, nurses and technologists perform and interpret about 125,000 pediatric imaging exams each year.
- Recognized Care
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is an organization that sets standards of healthcare imaging excellence. Certification from the ACR is the gold standard for any imaging department. Children's Hospital is certified in every available area of CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.
- Advanced training
Our doctors are dedicated and specially trained to provide diagnostic imaging to infants, children and adolescents. With advanced training, our pediatric radiologists are capable of providing greater accuracy in reading and interpreting images.
- Advanced technology
We use the latest technology to offer clear, more detailed images to your doctor as quickly as possible.
- Low-risk imaging
Your child’s safety is one of our top priorities. We minimize your child's exposure to radiation by following the Image Gently program and ALARA principle for radiation safety.
Child Life Specialist of the Year: Sarah Beth Gray
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:
- Fluoroscopic exam
- Fluoroscopic exam: barium enema
- Fluoroscopic exam: upper GI series
- Fluoroscopic exam: voiding cystourethrogram
- Interventional procedures
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Nuclear medicine