Specialized radiologists image the brain, spinal cord and nerves. The pictures are used to assist other specialists such as neurologists and neurosurgeons with diagnosis. Neuroradiologists must have 2-plus years of additional training to be certified.

Neuroradiologists help to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, head, neck, and vascular system. At Centerpoint Medical Center, neuroradiologists consult with neurologists, internists, neurosurgeons and radiation therapists, ensuring a precise diagnosis of the patient. Frequently, neuroradiologists at Centerpoint Medical Center use tools and tests including:

  • Catheter Angiography
  • CT scan
  • Functional MRI
  • MRA
  • Stent placement
  • X-Ray
  • Coil placement
  • Embolization
  • MR spectroscopy
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound