Radiating Hope: Radiology Department Blog


Welcome to Radiology!

Welcome to Radiology!

The Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s is proud to be one of the largest pediatric radiology departments in the country with the only pediatric radiology experts in the tri-state area. Our department provides medical imaging including x-ray, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and interventional radiology for children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our radiologists are internationally recognized specialists with a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of focus to best care for your child’s unique needs. We use the most advanced technology to tailor each imaging study specifically for your child and have led the world in developing techniques to obtain highly detailed, accurate images in the safest way possible. Our radiologists have pioneered techniques for achieving the best imaging with the lowest possible doses of radiation.


We do all we can to make your child’s experience in the Radiology Department as comfortable as possible. All of our staff, including technologists, child-life specialists, nurses and doctors, interact with children every day. They understand kids of all ages and are able to comfort them when they are anxious or scared. When sedation or general anesthesia is necessary for an imaging procedure, a team of pediatric anesthesiologists will coordinate the care of your child.


We know it is a privilege to care for your child. We are committed to providing care with the greatest respect, attention to safety, and in collaboration with you and your child’s doctor at each of our ten convenient locations. Keep following this blog to learn more about the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s.

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About the author: Alex Towbin

Alex is a radiologist and the Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics. In this role, he helps to manage the information systems used by the Radiology department. Clinically, Alex is the Assistant Director of thoracoabdominal imaging. His research interests include liver disease, liver tumors, inflammatory bowel disease, and appendicitis.