Dr. Sahagun is a board certified radiologist. He holds subspecialty training in abdominal imaging and intervention as well as subspecialty expertise in musculoskeletal imaging and intervention. He is a member of both the Abdominal and Acute Care Imaging sections at UCLA. Dr. Sahagun is the lead radiologist at UCLA Santa Clarita Imaging and Interventional Center.
A lumbar puncture (LP) or spinal tap may be done to diagnose or treat a condition. For this procedure, your healthcare provider inserts a hollow needle into the space surrounding the spinal column (subarachnoid space) in the lower back to withdraw some cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or inject medicine. Learn more >
Interventional radiologists diagnose and treat disease. They treat a wide range of conditions in the body by inserting various small tools, such as catheters or wires from outside the body. X-ray and imaging techniques such as CT and ultrasound help guide the radiologist. Interventional radiology can be used instead of surgery for many conditions. In some cases, it can eliminate the need for hospitalization. Learn more >