About

Medical imaging is a powerful tool that provides you and your physician with a complete, accurate and often early diagnosis. When physicians refer their patients to DVR, we focus on delivering an experience that is safe, secure and comfortable for each and every patient.

At Desert Valley Radiology (DVR), we understand how important high quality radiology is to your health – which is why we offer the most technologically advanced imaging resources in the Phoenix area and an unprecedented level of service.

The DVR Difference:

  • Radiology excellence in the valley for over 20 years
  • Physician owned and focused on outpatient imaging
  • Exceptional customer service in a compassionate environment
  • Same day / next day appointment availability
  • Quick turnaround of images and findings
  • Best cash pay and payment plans offered on all exams
  • Six convenient valley wide locations

For Patients

Desert Valley Radiology provides a full array of diagnostic imaging services with specialty focus in Sports Medicine/Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neuroradiology and Women’s Imaging. We utilize the latest technology in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Digital Mammography, Ultrasound, X-ray & Fluoroscopy and Vascular imaging studies.

Our Radiologists, who are specialists in their field of medicine, are the foundation of the services we provide. Each of our Radiologists are Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology and many have fellowship training in their area of expertise. Our staff of Technologists are here to offer each patient their support – to answer any questions and provide the best possible care from the time a patient enters our facility to the completion of their exam.

All of us at Desert Valley Radiology understand that a patient’s time is valuable. For this reason, we strive to offer timely appointments, peaceful waiting areas with reduced wait times and quick test results. We thank you for your trust and confidence in us.

To schedule an exam at the most convenient time, please contact us today.

Why do Physicians Choose Desert Valley Radiology?

Imaging Expertise / Advanced Technology.

At Desert Valley Radiology, we utilize the latest technology to provide a full array of diagnostic imaging services. Imaging equipment has become so advanced that we can examine muscles, organs and blood vessels without invasive procedures and in the comfort of an outpatient setting. Our services include: Advanced CT, Digital Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray and Fluoroscopy, Image Guided Biopsy and Vascular imaging studies.

Same-day / Next-day Appointments.

Physicians that choose Desert Valley Radiology for their patients know that DVR uses a caring approach and imaging expertise to deliver an experience that is safe, secure and comfortable. Our scheduling staff makes it easy to refer and schedule patients for their imaging exams, while also ensuring that patients have all of the information they need to prepare for their appointment.

Quick Turn-around of Images and Findings.

The Radiologists and staff at Desert Valley Radiology know that when medical imaging is necessary, quick turn-around of images and reports is important. We strive to offer the most prompt delivery of reports and images and we utilize a powerful online system that allows physicians to quickly access patient images and exam results.

Specialty-Trained Radiologists.

At Desert Valley Radiology, our physicians are the foundation of the services we provide. Each of our Radiologists are board-certified by the American Board of Radiology and most have specialty training in their area of expertise. Their specialties include neuroradiology, musculoskeletal imaging, abdominal imaging, women’s imaging and head and neck imaging.

RSS Medical Imaging News

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  • MRI, on a molecular scale: System could one day peer into the atomic structure of individual molecules April 18, 2014
    A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that can produce nano-scale images, and may one day allow researchers to peer into the atomic structure of individual molecules, has been developed by researchers. For decades, scientists have used techniques like X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMR) to gain invaluable insight into the a […]
  • Rapid whole-brain imaging with single cell resolution April 17, 2014
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  • Key milestone for brown fat research with ground-breaking MRI scan April 17, 2014
    The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity. Brown fat has become a hot topic for scientists due its ability to use energy and burn calories, helping to keep weight in check. Understanding the brown fat tissue and how it ca […]
  • World's first successful visualization of key coenzyme April 16, 2014
    Japanese researchers have successfully developed the world's first imaging method for visualizing the behavior of nicotine-adenine dinucleotide derivative (NAD(P)H), a key coenzyme, inside cells. This feat could ultimately facilitate the diagnosis of cancer and liver dysfunction and help to elucidate the mechanisms of neurological disorders.
  • Beating the clock for ischemic stroke sufferers April 16, 2014
    Researchers have developed a new computer tool to ensure faster care and treatment for stroke patients. The CAD stroke technology is capable of detecting signs of stroke from computed tomography (CT) scans. A CT scan uses X-rays to take pictures of the brain in slices. When blood flow to the brain is blocked, an area of the brain turns softer or decreases in […]
  • Functional brain imaging reliably predicts which vegetative patients have potential to recover consciousness April 16, 2014
    A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness, according to new research.
  • Brain changes associated with casual marijuana use in young adults, study finds April 15, 2014
    The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a new study. The findings suggest that recreational marijuana use may lead to previously unidentified brain changes, and highlight the importance of research aimed at understanding the long-term effects […]
  • MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients April 15, 2014
    Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion. The findings suggest that information provided by MRI can speed the onset of effective treatments for concussion patients.

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