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Radiology

Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery

General Surgeon located in Kingman, AZ

General surgeon M. Azam Khan, MD, and the team at Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery offer a wide range of radiology services at much more affordable rates than what you find at the hospital. They provide on-site diagnostic and interventional radiology services, including X-rays, computerized tomography (CT) scans, and fluoroscopy, at their spacious facility in Kingman, Arizona. To learn more about their comprehensive radiology services, call or book an appointment online today.

Radiology Q & A

What are radiology services?

Radiology is a medical specialty that uses imaging procedures to diagnose and treat diseases. Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery offers high-quality radiology services at affordable rates, including:

X-rays

X-rays are a type of radiation. An X-ray test is a quick and painless procedure that produces images of your bones and other dense materials in your body. X-rays can confirm or rule out a variety of conditions, including broken bones and arthritis.

Fluoroscopy

Fluoroscopy uses continuous X-ray tests, creating a video instead of a static image. This test shows the movement of structures in various systems in your body, including the skeletal, digestive, and respiratory systems. 

Computerized tomography (CT) Scans

A CT scan takes a series of X-rays from various angles around your body and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images called slices. CT scans provide more detailed images than X-rays and show the soft tissues inside your body. Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery boasts a 32-slice CT scanner. 

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans 

An MRI doesn’t use X-rays. Instead, MRIs use a powerful magnetic field and computer-generated radiofrequency pulses to create high-resolution images of your internal organs and tissues. 

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is another imaging test that doesn’t use X-rays. Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the structures inside your body. Ultrasound serves many purposes, from diagnostic testing to providing visual guidance for a biopsy or other procedure. 

Why would I need radiology services?

The team at Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery uses radiology for many reasons, including to:

  • Diagnose the cause of your symptoms
  • Monitor how well a medical treatment is working
  • Screen for diseases, such as cancer

They also use imaging for interventional purposes, such as guiding a needle, catheter, or other small instruments to precise locations in your body. 

Where should I go for radiology services?

Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery saves you a trip to the hospital by offering a full spectrum of on-site radiology services. They provide high-quality care to patients of all ages, from infants to mature adults. 

For comprehensive radiology services without the hassles of a hospital, call Arizona Institute of Medicine & Surgery, or book an appointment online today.