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/).
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
CT/US Procedures 322-0120
GI Fluoroscopy 343-0951
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/).