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Radiology

Pediatric Radiology

Precise Diagnosis and Personalized Care

Pediatric Radiology of Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center provides a full range of imaging services for pediatric conditions.

Our dedicated doctors and technologists work with children every day, performing thousands of imaging exams each year. We see a lot of children, but we never forget that each one is a unique individual. Our in-depth knowledge of pediatric radiology helps us obtain the very best images for diagnosing and treating your child's condition.

Each procedure begins with a conversation with your imaging technologist, who will describe the exam to you and help to answer any questions. After the test, a pediatric radiologist will review the images and provide a detailed report for the referring doctor. We work closely with the referring physician and, when appropriate, with other specialists here at Tufts MC. This collaborative approach is crucial to making a fast, precise diagnosis for your child's condition.

Pediatric Radiology uses safe, state-of-the-art equipment to image every part of the body. Our services include:

  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • X-rays
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scanning
  • Neuroradiology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Interventional radiology
  • Angiography

Less Worry for You and Your Child

We know how stressful imaging tests can be for your child and you. Fortunately, our experienced technologists understand how to make children comfortable during their exam. In addition, our team places a high priority on communicating with you throughout the diagnostic process.

A Team Approach to Pediatric Imaging

Exceptional teams call for exceptional people. Our team of board-certified physicians provide the very best in personalized care.

When necessary, other specialists from the Tufts MC Department of Radiology in areas such as neuroradiology, interventional radiology and nuclear medicine may provide care for your child.

What Does That Machine Do?
Children — and parents — often have many questions before an imaging exam. Our technologists will be glad to address your concerns during your visit. If you have questions before or after the exam, please call us at 617-636-7931.

What happens during our visit?
The Pediatric Radiology department is conveniently located on the 4th floor of Floating Hospital for Children in the heart of Boston. After checking in, you will be greeted by one of our technologists who will explain the procedure in child-friendly terms before performing the exam.

What happens after the test?
Following the exam, one of our radiologists will review your child's study and provide a full report of the findings to your referring doctor.

Is it safe?
This may be a concern for both you and your child. We do everything possible to minimize your child's exposure to radiation. If possible, we perform ultrasound and MRI exams because they do not require ionizing radiation. When X-rays or CT scans are necessary, we use state-of-the-art, low-dose equipment.

Daniel M. Schwartz, MD

Daniel M. Schwartz, MD

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Radiology; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0040
Fax #: 617-636-0041

Pediatric radiology

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Anna Golja, MD

Anna Golja, MD

Title(s): Radiologist; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9729
Fax #: 617-636-0041

Pediatric and Pediatric Neuroradiology

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Julia Rissmiller, MD

Julia Rissmiller, MD

Title(s): Staff Radiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0040
Fax #: 617-636-0041

General radiology

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