The following are just a few of the programs Utah Radiology Associates has developed. We are constantly developing new programs to enhance the quality of service that we provide to our community. Our goal is to continually increase the quality level of patient care.
Acute Stroke Therapy Program
Group physicians have instituted a best-practice certified stroke center using catheter-directed intra-arterial therapy for acute stroke using the latest thrombolytic agents and mechanical devices. This leading program also uses the latest advancements in imaging techniques to ensure rapid diagnosis of acute stroke as early as possible.
Advanced Breast Imaging
URA physicians are leaders in the area of best-practice breast imaging procedures and interpretations. Whether using mammography, ultrasound, MRI, or PET/CT, doctors practice evidence-based medicine to distinguish the patients' breast imaging needs. URA is proud to partner with Utah Valley Regional Medical Center's new digital mammography program providing current stereotactic biopsy techniques and digital mammography imaging procedures.
MRI, CT and PET
Drawing on considerable expertise and training, URA physicians have established optimized MRI imaging techniques for all areas of the body from head to toe. The most up-to-date and sophisticated methods are used to diagnose patient problems, while minimizing scan time for the greatest patient comfort. We are proud to offer professional services for the only PET/CT scanner in Utah Valley, an invaluable imaging modality for cancer patients including diagnosis, monitoring response to therapy, and surveillance for recurring disease. Utilizing the latest technology available (including 64-slice scanners), our diagnostic CT imaging protocols are tailored to minimize radiation exposure and risk of contrast reactions while providing the most diagnostic information possible. We perform state-of-the-art CT perfusion and angiography studies, including coronary CT angiography.
Pediatric specific imaging is provided by Gary V. Halversen, MD, Joshua Q. Knowlton, MD and Michael R. Peterson, MD. They are fellowship trained in Pediatric Radiology and board certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the ABR with Dr. Halversen and Dr. Knowlton holding additional certifications in Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Peterson is eligible for this certification. Their specialized training and employment include renowned institutions such as Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, MO and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Our Pediatric Radiologists have special interests in Pediatric Cardiac CT, Cardiac MRI sequences, neonatal, pediatric disease processes and treatments, Quality Assurance and Risk Management. They are all skilled in all aspects of Pediatric Imaging including MRI, CT, Fluoroscopy and Ultrasound.
Our physicians work closely with local pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists to provide children the highest quality imaging, while seeking to limit radiation dose to children through participation in the Image Gently Campaign.
Teleradiology Night and Weekend coverage
Physicians with Utah Radiology Associates are committed to providing 24/7 radiology services to our local community and many areas of central and southern Utah. We are committed to provide personal service without relying on outsourcing for after-hours and weekend coverage. Regardless of the day or time, our patients and referring physicians can feel confident in the results provided to them from physicians they know and trust. We are proud to extend this high level of service to many smaller hospitals without full-time radiology coverage via a digital teleradiology PACS network, which allows image review anywhere a computer is connected.
The Interventional radiology services of Utah Radiology Associates provide the highest standard in image-guided, minimally invasive, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.