The Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics' Department of
Radiology offers diagnostic imaging equipment especially designed to accommodate children of all ages and sizes. Our facilities and diagnostic imaging equipment are designed to alleviate fears and provide services with minimal need for sedation or restraint.
Our team includes a team of board-certified and
fellowship-trained pediatric radiologists and qualified
technologists who provide a safe and comfortable diagnostic testing
environment for pediatric patients. Our pediatric radiologists, technologists, sedation team and child life specialists are experts at alleviating fears.
- Our equipment is geared for pediatric radiology patients and coincides with the Image Gently guidelines for low-dose imaging.
- Virtually all procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis
and only a few interventional and special procedures require an