What's New at ERA

In 2019, ERA successfully integrated three fellowship-trained radiologists. These physicians bring more depth and sub- specialization to the team.

Dr. Stephen Bradley Weldon is a board-certified radiologist that joined ERA in September 2019. Dr. Weldon is a fellowship trained in Pediatrics and MSK (Musculoskeletal).

Dr. Brett MacAdam is a board certified radiologist that joined ERA in April 2019. He is fellowship trained in MSK (Musculoskeletal).

Dr. Bret Martel is a board-eligible radiologist that joined ERA in July 2019. He is fellowship trained in Nuclear Medicine.

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Meet the Radiologists

DILLARD JOE

Joseph Dillard, MD

Dr. Dillard is a board-certified radiologist. He is fellowship/sub-specialty trained in neuroradiology and interventional and vascular radiology.

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Services

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MRI Services

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technology that uses radio waves and a powerful magnet linked to a computer to create detailed pictures of internal organs, blood vessels, muscles, joints, tumors, areas of infection, and more. These high-quality pictures can show the difference between normal and diseased soft tissues of the body, making it especially useful for a wide range of different types of imaging, including neurological and musculoskeletal. If necessary, a contrast agent may be used to help your doctor to see the MRI image more clearly. The...

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Neurologic Imaging

Neuroradiology is a subspecialty of radiology, focusing on the diagnosis and characterization of abnormalities of the central and peripheral nervous system, spine, and head and neck. Neurologic imaging methods include computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Ultrasound is used in limited circumstances, in particular in the pediatric population. Angiography is traditionally used for diagnosis of vascular abnormalities or diagnosis and characterization of masses or other lesions but is being replaced in many instances by CT...

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Liver Tumor Microwave Ablation

liver diagram

What is tumor microwave ablation? Tumor microwave ablation is a procedure that uses microwave energy to destroy cancer cells. Microwave ablation is used to treat tumors of the liver and some other tumors including bone tumors. How is tumor microwave ablation done? A needle-like microwave antenna will be placed inside with the tumor, more than one applicator may be used depending on the tumor size and location. Dr. Christenson will use ultrasound and other x-ray imaging to guide the antenna(s) to the treatment site. Once the antenna is in the correct...

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