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Wake Radiology Expert Blogs

Put Your Best Foot Forward

We ask a lot of our feet and foot pain can come from various sources. Dr. William Vanarthos explains how imaged guided joint injections can help ease or reduce pain so you can put your best foot forward. Learn more…


Put Your Best Foot Forward

We ask a lot from our feet and foot pain can stem from various causes. Dr. William Vanarthos explains why imaged guided joint injections could offer pain relief and when this could be a treatment option. Learn more…


Answers to Your Joint Pain Questions

Joint pain can affect people regardless of age or activity level. Dr. Rusty Wilson, musculoskeletal radiologist and the Co-Director of the Orthopedic and Sport Imaging section at Wake Radiology, addresses common questions related to joint pain and when you should talk with your doctor about how imaging can help your diagnosis and treatment. Learn more…


    Could Your Lung Cancer Be Treated?

    Research recognizes that low-dose CT (LDCT) screenings can be a useful tool for detecting lung cancer early when it’s at a treatable stage. And, now many insurance plans are covering the procedure. Dr. Carmelo Gullotto explains how LDCT works. Learn more…


    Always Making Time for Our Patients

    As a mammographer for eight years, I’m often reminded that flexible schedules & appointments are critical to our patients. At Wake Radiology, we work hard every day to make sure our patients understand what we mean when we say: “no one sees you like we do.” Their kind words make me proud to serve them. Learn more…


    I Never Knew… A Mammographer’s Prospective

    For 32 years as a mammographer, I have found that simple acts of kindness – a smile, an uplifting word or taking an extra moment to truly listen to what a patient wants you to hear – builds assurance in relationships. This helps tremendously when assisting a women with her mammogram. Learn more…


    Detection by Our Numbers

    During the past year, several national medical organizations have changed their recommendations on when women should begin screening mammograms. We recently reviewed years worth of our own data and still supporting screenings starting at age 40. Check out our detection rate statistics to see why. Learn more…


    62 Years Thankful

    The field of radiology now has 120 years under its belt, and Wake Radiology has been serving this area for over half of them. Dr. Lyndon Jordan shares why we’re thankful for our history, our referring community and our patients! Learn more…


    When to Consider a Screening for Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in this country. Individuals at high risk for lung cancer now have access to a low dose, low cost screening procedure. And, recently, this procedure became covered by most insurances and Medicare. Dr. Carmelo Gullotto, a body imaging radiologist at Wake Radiology, explains who should consider talking with their doctor about having a lung cancer screening. Learn more…


    A Technologist’s View: What Did You See?

    Quality images are the foundation for an accurate diagnosis. One of our radiologic technologists explains why capturing just the right image is critical to your health. And, how providing the best quality images makes it possible for our subspecialty radiologists to make a diagnosis. Learn more…


    What Is That on My X-Ray?

    Ever wonder what that item is on your x-ray? Almost every person who comes into our office for an x-ray asks about “that thing in the corner.” One of our technologist has the answer to question everyone wants answered. Learn more…


    Initials or Credentials? What Do Those Letters Mean?

    Ever wonder what’s behind the name? What those letters mean? When you visit a Wake Radiology office, you’ll notice each employee wearing a badge that includes our new logo and a photo of the employee along with their name, credentials, and primary job title. Throughout the years, patients and family members have often asked what our credentials mean. Learn more…


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