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Radiology: About Us

The Department of Radiology, also known as the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR), at Washington University School of Medicine provides a full range of diagnostic radiology procedures, including X-rays, computed tomography, magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography. In addition MIR provides nuclear medicine examinations and interventional radiology procedures.

This group of physicians, board certified in a range of radiology specialties, provide patients access to technological advances not found elsewhere. 


Referring physicians can schedule patients by calling the following main appointment numbers

For a full listing of radiologists and their specialties, visit Radiologists by Specialty.

For a  glossary of radiology terms in radiology , visit  the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA),

To learn more about MIR contributions to science visit i
Distinctions and Milestones

Referring physicians can schedule patients by calling the following main appointment numbers

Three divisions comprise the department: they are Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiological Sciences.

Diagnostic Radiology

There are two values in diagnostic radiology - to provide the most accurate interpretation of the disease process while using the least radiation possible.  For this reason, the radiologists at Washington University are known internationally for getting it right the first time.   Below is a list of radiologic specialties that make the accuracy possible:  Physicians in these areas dedicate their full time attention to :

Abdominal Imaging
Body magnetic resonance imaging
Breast imaging
Body computed tomography
Emergency and trauma radiology
Interventional Radiology
Musculoskeletal radiology
Neuroradiology
Pediatric radiology
Cardiothoracic radiology
Ultrasonography














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