United States Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Radiology Service

Chief: Sandor Szabo, MD., Ph.D., MPH
Business Manager: Lucinda Swan
Phone: 562-826-5513

Services Provided:

A. Diagnostic Radiology

Routine Diagnostic studies
IVP/BE/UGI
Sino grams
Fistulograms
Mammography
Bone Length Studies
Bone Density
Cysto/Urography
Surgery coverage

B. Interventional Radiology
Diagnostic & interventional angiographies
Intervention includes: stunts, filters etc..
PICC line placements
Percutaneous feeding tube placement
Nephrostograms and stent placements
Biopsy, drainages (fluoro guided)
Myelograms

C. CT
24 hour coverage
Routine CT studies
CTA
Virtual Endoscopies
Bone density
CT guided biopsy & drainages

D. Ultrasound
Routine diagnostic US
Breast and trans-vaginal US 
US guided biopsy & drainages
Vascular studies

E. MRI
16 hours a day
Routine MRI
Brain Attack
Profusion/Diffusion
Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) 

F. Research
Development of new modalities in diagnostic and interventional
radiology, as well as in CT and MRI.

    III. NUCLEAR MEDICINE SERVICE

Diagnostic scans of most organ systems, e.g., heart, lung, bone, liver as well as therapeutic treatment for thyroid and malignant bone disease.


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