Mission & Goals

Department of Radiology Mission

To provide the highest quality advanced imaging services in a setting dedicated to academic excellence and the provision of outstanding patient care and service.

Department of Radiology Goal

  • Provide highest quality advanced imaging services
  • Provide outstanding patient care and service
  • Commit ourselves to academic excellence
    • Excellence in education of residents, fellows and medical students
    • Excellence in research

Department of Radiology

  • Complete PACS intergration of all Radiology Departments within the 10-hospital MedStar Health System
  • Powerscribe Voice Recognition Software and dedicated Siemens and TerraRecon 3D workstations
  • Integration of mPower (formerly Montage)
  • State of the art Ultrasound machines (with 3D and 4D Capabilities), 1.5 & 3T Siemens MRI, new Digital Fluoroscopy Room and new Siemens Dyna CT Interventional Radiology Suite
  • Grand Rounds series with monthly lectures from experts on a variety of industry topics (lectures provided from inhouse Physicians and Visiting Professor from around the country)
  • World renowned Uterine Fibroid Embolization program, led by Dr. Spies, with exposure during VIR and also MRI/US
  • Strong IR division, which in addition to UFE, includes Chemoembolization and RF ablation, with opportunities for residents to first-assist as much as they want; one of the few residency programs that offers the DIRECT pathway
  • Active Ultrasound service which provides the residents with extensive training in transplant sonography, MSK sonography, pediatric sonography and Ultrasound guided procedures