Body Imaging

The section of body imaging in the department of radiology at Nationwide Children's Hospital is advancing pediatric diagnostic techniques to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care specific to your child's needs. Imaging plays an essential role in helping answer difficult clinical questions. As specialists in pediatrics, we individualize your child's exam to optimize image quality while reducing exposure to radiation and eliminating sedation whenever possible.

Services We Offer

  • Subspecialty pediatric musculoskeletal and body radiologist interpretations of cross sectional imaging studies including CT and MRI.
  • Second opinion on cross sectional chest, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal imaging studies.
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound evaluation of a variety of disease processes including sports related injuries, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), hemophilia, infection, and shoulder abnormalities related to brachial plexus birth injuries.
  • Noninvasive image guided musculoskeletal procedures for joint aspirations, steroid injections, and ganglion cyst treatments.

Meet Our Team

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Brent H. Adler

Brent H. Adler, MD, is Section Chief of Body Imaging and Musculoskeletal Radiology in the Department of Radiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the Medical University of Ohio.

Why Choose Nationwide Children's?

Nationwide Children's Hospital Radiology has a team of expert radiologists who care about the well-being of your child. All our specialists spend one to two additional years training in imaging of pediatric specific diseases than their adult radiology colleagues. Dedicated to improving pediatric care, we provide the latest advancements in imaging technology, including the free breathing abdominal MRI exam, which significantly reduces breathing and motion artifacts, allowing us to image very young children without the use of sedation. These are just a few of the ways we strive to offer the highest quality care, when everything matters.