Imaging & Radiology

  • Technology Echocardiogram

  • Congenital Echocardiogram

  • Contract Echocardiogram

  • Resting Echocardiogram

  • Stress Echocardiogram

    What is a stress echocardiogram? A stress echocardiogram is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves and treadmill exercise to study the heart, assess exercise tolerance and the health of your heart’s blood supply.  Ultrasound does not involve the use of any radiation and is safe. How is the examination performed? A stress echocardiogram […]

  • Echocardiogram

    What is an echocardiogram? An echocardiogram is a diagnostic ultrasound exam using high frequency sound waves to study the heart.  The images obtained allow the doctor to assess the function of your heart including your heart valves. Ultrasound does not involve the use of any radiation and is safe. How is the examination performed? An […]

  • Mammography (Screening | Diagnostic)

    What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system and specialized computer system for examination of the breasts.  Most medical experts agree that successful treatment of breast cancer often is linked to early diagnosis.  Mammography plays a key part in early detection of breast cancers because […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Sentinel Lymph Node Scan (Breast & Skin | Melanoma)

  • Nuclear Medicine GI Bleed (Gastrointestinal) Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Liver | Spleen Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Meckels (intestinal study) Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Renal Scan

    What is a Renal Scan? A nuclear medicine renal scan is a very accurate means of measuring kidney function.  This exam is done primarily on patients with known kidney disease to evaluate the kidney’s ability to clear fluids from the body.  Sometimes this examination is done in conjunction with the injection of a diuretic used […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Parathyroid Scan

    What is a Parathyroid Scan? A nuclear medicine parathyroid scan is an accurate means of imaging the parathyroid.  This exam is done on patients for a variety of reasons. The exam is done by using a substance that is injected into a vein in your arm or hand. This very mild and safe radioactive agent […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Myocardial Perfusion Scan

    What is a Myocardial Perfusion Scan? A nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion scan is a diagnostic exam of the heart. This two part study examines the blood flow to the heart muscle. When the coronary arteries become blocked a number of symptoms can occur possibly leading to a myocardial infarction (heart attack). Under normal everyday activities, […]

  • Nuclear Medicine MUGA Scan

    What is a MUGA Scan? A nuclear medicine MUGA scan (Multiple Uptake Gated Acquisition Scan) is a very accurate means of measuring the function of your heart’s left ventricle. How is the examination performed? A registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist will perform your examination and can answer any questions you may have.  This exam is performed […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Lung Scan

    What is a Lung Scan? A nuclear medicine lung scan is a two phase study that allows the visualization of the air flow and blood flow to your lungs. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist will perform your examination and can answer any questions you may have.  This exam […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Hepatobiliary Scan

    What is a Hepatobiliary Scan? A nuclear medicine hepatobiliary scan is a very accurate means of detecting gall bladder disease.  The liver produces a chemical called bile.  Bile aids in the digestion of food.  In our hepatobiliary system, bile goes through the liver, gall bladder and small intestine via various ducts.  Sometimes the flow of […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Gastric Emptying Scan

    What is a Gastric Emptying Scan? A nuclear medicine gastric emptying scan is a functional study done to measure your stomach’s digestion.  A small, safe amount of radioactive material is mixed into an egg or oatmeal which you will eat.  Pictures are taken over time to measure the digestion. How is the examination performed? A […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Bone Scan

    What is a Bone Scan? A nuclear medicine bone scan is a study done that can identify abnormalities or injury to your bones by providing a functional image.  That means the image shows how the cells are performing-normally or abnormally, and to what degree. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified Nuclear Medicine […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Thyroid Uptake & Scan

    What is a Thyroid Uptake & Scan? A nuclear medicine thyroid uptake and scan is an accurate means of measuring thyroid function. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified nuclear medicine technologist will perform you examination and can answer any questions you may have. Who is a candidate for a Thyroid Uptake & […]

  • MRI Arthrogram

    What is an MRI Arthrogram? An MRI Arthrogram is a diagnostic study of a specific joint such as the hip or shoulder with an injection of contrast directly into the joint called an intra-articular injection. This is followed by an MRI of that injected joint. How is the examination performed? You will first have the […]

  • MRI

    What is an MRI? An MRI is a diagnostic exam using radiofrequencies and magnetic waves to obtain images of the part of the body giving you trouble. We are able to perform a number of exams that include head, neck, cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, abdomen, shoulder joints, elbows, wrists, pelvis, hips, knees, and […]

  • Interventional Radiology

    What is Interventional Radiology? Interventional Radiology is a medical sub-specialty of radiology using imaging guidance to perform various minimally-invasive procedures in order to help diagnose or treat  disease in multiple areas in the body. How is the examination performed? A State of New Mexico licensed and board certified Radiologist with the assistance of a Registered […]

  • Calcium Scoring CT Scan

    Calcified plaque in the heart arteries is a result of years of fatty deposits which have subsequently calcified and can be a marker of the amount of plaque that is present. A procedure called calcium scoring is a non-invasive, painless medical test that takes pictures of your heart in thin sections and tracks the location […]

  • Virtual Colonoscopy CT Scan

  • Cancer Screening (lung) CT Scan

  • Spine CT Scan

  • Extremities CT Scan

  • Angiography CT Scan

    Computed tomography (CT) is a test that gives doctors a truly three-dimensional picture of how a patient’s coronary arteries run along the surface of the heart relatively noninvasively. This test is the latest advance in the effort to map blockages in coronary arteries. With a stress echo, a cardiologist is able to demonstrate the likelihood […]

  • Facial CT Scan

  • Sinuses, IAC, FB. Orbits CT Scan

    What is a Sinuses, IAC, FB, or Orbit CT? A CT, sometimes referred to as a CAT scan of the sinuses, internal auditory canal (IAC), facial bones, and orbits are diagnostic exams using high speed x-rays and a computer to produce images or thin cuts or slices through your head specifically looking at each of […]

  • Abdomen CT Scan

    What is an Abdomen CT? An abdomen CT,  sometimes referred to as a CAT scan of the abdomen, is a diagnostic exam using high speed x-rays and a computer to produce images or thin cuts or slices through your abdomen.  This exam is performed to diagnose many very detailed disorders or injuries within the abdomen.  […]

  • Chest CT Scan

    What is a Chest CT? A chest CT, sometimes referred to as CAT scan of the chest, is a diagnostic exam using high speed x-rays and a computer to produce images or thin cuts or slices through your chest.  This exam is performed to diagnose many very detailed disorders or injuries within the chest or […]

  • Head CT Scan

    What is a Head CT? A head CT, sometimes referred to as a CAT scan of the head, is a diagnostic exam using high speed x-ray detectors and a computer to produce images or thin cuts or slices through your brain.  This exam is performed to diagnose many very detailed disorders or injuries within the […]

  • Venous Insufficiency Ultrasound

  • Infant Hip Ultrasound

  • Thyroid Ultrasound

    What is a Thyroid Ultrasound? A thyroid ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the thyroid. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How is the examination performed? An Ultrasound Technologist will perform your examination and can answer any questions you may have.  […]

  • Venous Doppler Ultrasound

    What is a Venous Doppler Ultrasound? A venous doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the venous blood flow in one or both of your legs or arms. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How is the examination performed? A Registered […]

  • Renal Ultrasound

    What is an Renal Ultrasound? A renal kidney ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the kidneys and urinary bladder. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How is the examination performed? A Registered Ultrasound Technologist will perform your examination and can answer […]

  • Pelvic Ultrasound

    What is a Pelvic Ultrasound? A pelvic ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the organs and vessels of the pelvis such as the uterus and ovaries. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How is the examination performed? A Registered Ultrasound Technologist […]

  • OB Ultrasound

    What is an OB Ultrasound? An OB ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the organs and vessels of you and your unborn child. Using ultrasound, the Technologist can visualize specific organs and get measurements. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How […]

  • Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

    What is a Carotid Doppler Ultrasound? A carotid doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the blood flow in the carotid vessels.  Using ultrasound, the Technologist can visualize your blood vessels and flow of blood to check for any plaque build up or clot formation. Ultrasound is safe and […]

  • Breast Ultrasound

    What is a Breast Ultrasound? A breast ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the breast. Using ultrasound, the Technologist can visualize any abnormality seen on your mammogram.  Ultrasound  is safe and does not involve the use of any injections or radiation. How is the examination performed? A Registered Ultrasound […]

  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) Ultrasound

    What is an ABI Ultrasound? An ankle brachial index, or ABI,  is an ultrasound exam using high frequency sound waves and a blood pressure machine to measure the arterial blood flow pressure difference between your arms and legs and analyze the quality of blood flow in your ankle arteries. This screening exam can give your […]

  • Abdomen Ultrasound

    What is an Abdomen Ultrasound? An abdomen ultrasound is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves to study the organs and vessels of the abdomen. Using ultrasound, the technologist can visualize specific organs such as the kidneys, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, aorta, or spleen. Ultrasound is safe and does not involve the use of […]