Department of Radiology
Welcome to the Department of Radiology.
The Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center’s comprehensive diagnostic Radiology Department is equipped with state-of-the-art and effective imaging facilities and services in a patient friendly environment. It provides clinical service to Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center and referrals from other hospitals and clinics across the Kingdom.
Our aim is to maintain excellence in the delivery of patient imaging. Our Radiology Team is led by highly qualified professionals including our board certified Radiologist with dedicated fellowship training from world leading medical centers and licensed and certified Radiologic Technologists.
X-Ray Machine: Our (Multix Pro) Siemen’s intelligently combines the four radiology pillars of convenient system handling, super image quality for greater clinical value, radiation protection and ability to perform all sorts of plain and sophisticated colored x-rays and techniques for different body parts with the help of our digitalized CR machines for high quality images.
4D Ultrasound Imaging: Our 4D up to date ultrasound machine with extra high definition transducers can perform all the ultrasound procedures:
- US Soft tissue of Head and Neck (Thyroid, Para Thyroid, Parotid & soft tissue of neck)
- US Breast
- US Abdomen, Pelvis & KUB whether transabdominal, transvaginal or transrectal
- US Scrotum
- US Joints, muscles & tendons
- All types of Doppler examinations: Arterial and venous weather extremities or visceral
Bone Mineral Densitometer (BMD) Scanner: Our DXA machine provided with proven tools for basic bone health assessment. Independent studies show that the DXA densitometer produces results with little precision error—a key to quickly detecting small changes in bone. This helps confidently and efficiently diagnose. It was proven that dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technology to provide with essential, bone densitometry applications, such as AP spine, dual femur and forearm.
Furthermore, it features the WHO FRAX fracture-risk assessment tool, which allows predicting accurately the 10-year probability of a patient suffering a major fracture-osteoporosis and assessing fracture risk.
Located on the ground floor, the Radiology department provides services on the following days:
Saturday to Thursday: 8am to 9pm
Saturday, Monday and Tuesday: 8am to 5pm
Sunday and Wednesday: 8am to 1pm and 4pm to 8pm