Our highly skilled experts specialize in imaging services for babies and children. We use the most advanced technology and compassionate care to deliver a precise diagnosis.
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UCLA Health excellence in pediatric imaging
Our pediatric imaging specialists combine sophisticated technology with unmatched expertise to diagnose the full range of conditions and injuries in children. When you come to us, you’ll find:
Customized care for children: Imaging services are anything but “one size fits all.” Our pediatric imaging specialists understand the unique needs of babies and children. We’re specially trained to address your child’s needs in a caring, compassionate environment.
Convenient locations: We want you to have access to convenient care close to where you live. That’s why we offer imaging services at several UCLA Health hospitals and outpatient imaging centers throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
Seamless care: UCLA Health imaging specialists coordinate care by transferring images and results directly to your child’s care team. Through UCLA Radiology Connections, you can also upload images directly to doctors using our secure portal.
Our pediatric imaging services
Effective treatments begin with an accurate diagnosis. Our experts use the latest imaging techniques and state-of-the-art technology. We focus on delivering a precise diagnosis so your child can get the treatments they need and the excellent care they deserve.
Pediatric imaging studies we offer
Our skilled team uses the latest advances in imaging technology to diagnose and manage numerous conditions, injuries and diseases. Our special focus on pediatric imaging allows us to meet the needs of even our youngest patients. We have extensive experience using X-rays as well as sophisticated imaging techniques. We specialize in:
Computed tomography (CT): Using a combination of X-rays and a computer, a CT scan produces images of tissues throughout your body.
Fluoroscopy: This technology uses X-rays and a video screen to create a moving X-ray, which looks like a movie of structures inside your body.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): This type of scan uses a powerful magnet and radio waves to create detailed images of bones, organs and soft tissues.
Ultrasound: Also called sonography, ultrasound technology uses high-frequency sound waves to create pictures of your body’s tissues.
Our team includes experienced pediatric radiologists and technologists. Your child receives personalized care from imaging experts who are specially trained to address the unique needs of babies, children and adolescents.