Sections : ER/Trauma Radiology

ER/Trauma Radiology

Our Emergency/Trauma Radiology Department is a fully digital, state-of-the-art facility that supports the imaging needs of emergency and trauma services staffed by our full-time radiologists. Ryder Trauma Center is one of the largest level I trauma facilities in the southeast United States and the radiology team is on the front lines to provide vital imaging services to our critical patients.

Mission

  • To provide Trauma/Emergency imaging services that are timely, cost effective, appropriate and of the highest quality for our primary concern, our patients.
  • To educate healthcare professionals including medical students, residents, faculty and staff.
  • To contribute to the understanding of health and disease through imaging and related clinical and basic science research.
  • To contribute to the growth and mission of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health Systems.
  • To assist in the achievement of professional goals by our faculty staff, residents and students.

Services Provided

The Emergency/Trauma Radiology Section provides interpretation of all radiology imaging. These include radiograph interpretation, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, CTA, Cardiac CTA, OB/GYN and ultrasound.

Hospital Affiliation

The Emergency/Trauma Radiology Section members hold full appointments at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Hospital and Clinics/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the University of Miami Hospital.

Areas of Expertise

Areas of interest and expertise of faculty members include all aspects of imaging in the emergency or trauma setting but particularly include cervical vascular injury, informatics, and radiation dose reduction.

Resources

The Emergency/Trauma Radiology Section is equipped with a state-of-the-art 64 Slice CT and 64-Slice multi-detection dual source CT, four fully equipped digital x-ray rooms, and a Panorex dental unit.

Education

The Emergency/Trauma Radiology Section specializes in teaching Radiology Housestaff, medical students, technical students and staff. Readouts at the workstation provide daily teaching and discussion. The section gives approximately ten lectures per year to the medical students and four to five weeks of didactic and case based presentations to the Radiology Housestaff.