Lifespan offers a complete range of diagnostic and interventional procedures in general radiology and in subspecialty areas. The diagnostic imaging equipment reflects the latest technological developments and advances in imaging science.
Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital are major teaching hospitals for Brown Medical School.
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Overview of Radiological Tests and Procedures:
Computed Tomography (CT or "CAT" Scan) - general head and body imaging in addition to interventional proceduresRhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital
General Radiology- routine and emergency fluoroscopic and diagnostic radiology for a range of disorders and diseasesRhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Brain, spinal cord, cardiac, and head examinations (open and closed procedures)Rhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital Newport Hospital
Mammography/Breast Imaging - a range of services for the diagnosis of breast disease, including digital mammographyRhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital Newport Hospital
Nuclear Medicine - organ function studies with radiopharmaceuticals.Rhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital
Pediatric Radiology - routine and urgent radiographic, fluoroscopic and ultrasound examination of pediatric patientsRhode Island Hospital
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) - detecting specific cancers, heart disease and neurological disordersRhode Island Hospital
Ultrasound - diagnostic ultrasound examinations, including abdominal, ultrasound-guided biopsies and fluid aspirationsRhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital
Vascular and Interventional Radiology - diagnoses and treats conditions such as vascular disease and bile duct stonesRhode Island Hospital The Miriam Hospital
Medical Education Medical training and research is performed at the hospitals in cooperation with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and all radiologists on staff are also faculty members at Brown. More about residency and fellowship programs
Research The faculty is actively engaged in advanced diagnostic imaging research and innovations in patient care. Visit our research site for more information about current projects the department is involved in.