The Department of Radiology & Radiological Sciences


    Select the Best Exam for a Patient

    • Consult the ACR Appropriateness Criteria

    The ACR Appropriateness Criteria are evidence-based guidelines that were developed to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition.  These guidelines cover 180 topics with over 850 variants.  Click on the link to search for the best test for your patient (http://acsearch.acr.org/).

    • Consult a Radiologist

    Our radiologists are committed to responding promptly to questions from referring providers.  The quickest way to reach a radiologist between 8A and 5P on weekdays is to call the subspecialty reading room.

                Subspecialty                           Reading Room Number

                Body Imaging (CT/MRI)             322-6011

                Cardiac/Vascular                      343-2162

                Chest                                       322-8485

                CT/US Procedures                    322-0120

                GI Fluoroscopy                         343-0951

                ED/MSK                                  343-7185

                IR                                            322-0840

                Neuroradiology (CT)                  343-0984

                Neuroradiology (MRI)                343-0900

                Nuclear Medicine/PET              343-1577

    A specific faculty member may be reached by calling 343-4570.

    The complete call list for the department is also available on Synergy (https://synergy.mc.vanderbilt.edu/).

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