About ERA

Eastern Radiological Associates (ERA) is a professional partnership of board certified radiologists (doctors trained in medical imaging and image interpretation) who have been providing radiology professional services since 1970. Our mission is simple. Eastern Radiological Associates serves the patient and physician community of the region (Montana, Wyoming, and surrounding) by providing the highest quality diagnostic imaging and interventional services in a caring and compassionate atmosphere. ERA provides a full range of professional radiology...

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Meet the Radiologists

GALLAGHER, MITCH

Mitchell Gallagher, MD

Dr. Mitch Gallagher, a graduate of Carroll College, was born and raised in Montana. He attended The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa, Hospitals and Clinics. Radiology Residency and Fellowship in Combined Diagnostic Radiology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Gallagher, a Diagnostic Radiologist, joined ERA in 1989 and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology.

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Services

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X-RAY

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X-RAY technology lets doctors see straight through human tissue to examine broken bones, cavities and swallowed objects. Modified X-ray procedures can be used to examine softer tissue, such as the lungs, blood vessels or the intestines. The X-ray camera uses the same film technology as an ordinary camera, but X-ray light sets off the chemical reaction instead of visible light. 

Ultrasound

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Diagnostic Ultrasound, also called ultrasound scanning or sonography, produces pictures of the inside of the body using sound waves. It involves the use of a small transducer (probe) and ultrasound gel placed directly on the skin. High-frequency sound waves are transmitted from the probe through the gel into the body. The transducer collects the sounds that bounce back and a computer then uses those sound waves to create an image. Ultrasound examinations do not use ionizing radiation (as used in x-rays), thus there is no radiation exposure to the...

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DEXASCAN

DEXA scan

Dexascan  Bone density scanning, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) or bone densitometry, is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone loss. DXA is today’s established standard for measuring bone mineral density (BMD). Learn more at http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=dexa